Born in China, Ms. Rong Tan is an active chamber musician and harpist reside in Philadelphia area. As a soloist, she has been featured with National Repertory Orchestra, Allegro Society, Pennsylvanian Pops and the Pottstown Symphony Orchestra. She has also played with Philadelphia Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, and The Chamber orchestra of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly Pops, and Delaware Orchestra. She is currently the principal harpist of the Opera Delaware and principal harpist of the Bay Atlantic Symphony.
Ms. Tan started her piano studies at age 7, was admitted into the Central Conservatory of Music for gifted children at the age of 13 to study harp, Later was graduated from the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with the late distinguished teacher Miss Marilyn Costello, who was the former principal Harpist in Philadelphia Orchestra. Ms. Tan also received Curtis Institute of Music Award and winning the Elizabeth Herbert Hobin Harp Competition.