The Las Vegas Philharmonic has appointed TIANTIAN LAN as assistant principal viola. He also holds the principal viola position with the Berkeley Symphony and Oakland Symphony, and the assistant principal viola position with the Reno Philharmonic and Boise Philharmonic. A native of Beijing, China, Lan began studying violin at age four and viola at age nine. He received his B.A. degree from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, and then studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, earning a Master of Music degree in 2009. He has performed with U.S. orchestras including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, Santa Rosa Symphony, Reno Chamber Orchestra, and at music festivals including Tanglewood and Lancaster Music Festival in Ohio. During the 2019-20 season, he started performing regularly with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Lan will perform his first concert with the Las Vegas Philharmonic as assistant principal viola in the 2020-21 season. He is married to Hui Lim, a violinist with the Las Vegas Philharmonic.