Piano & Violin Fuision
Genre – Virtuoso Improv Duo with Heart!
Known for their versatility, passion, musicianship, and style, Pianist Roy Tan and Violinist Rosemary Siemens have mesmerized audiences the world over. Equally comfortable with classical and pop music, their diverse talents and improvisational skills have led to countless performance opportunities, including three different performances at New York’s Carnegie Hall, one of which debuted a combined hip-hop and classical concert; a performance as the first instrumentalist ever at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican; entertaining at numerous private concerts, including for Donald Trump at his Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach; performing at the Egytian Consulate in Washington DC, performing at two concerts at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics; as well as the Beijing Summer Olympics, and even opening Hockey Night in Canada. Roy and Rosemary are currently on tour through the United States and Canada with their internationally acclaimed Pop-Opera group Destino, who just released its new album entitled “Beginning Again.” Roy and Rosemary anticipate the release of their debut piano and violin fusion album Sept 2012, featuring many old school tunes done in a new and exciting way.
In addition to being adept at on-the-spot improvisations in various styles of music, the duo have the unique talent of being born with perfect pitch. This has been an incredible gift to both of them, allowing them to be completely in sync with each other on stage. A very unique part of their show is doing requests from the audience, often even learning and arranging unfamiliar tunes instantly, thus inviting the audience in to be a part of the show and a key ingredient in the creative process. Their talents do not end there however, they will keep you wanting more when you hear either or sometimes both of them taking up a microphone and serenading you with their voices.
This duo has been seen on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Canada AM,” “Breakfast Television,” “Urban Rush,” and on a live television broadcast in New York. Other notable performances include the Miss America Gala in Las Vegas and the 25th Anniversary of Children’s Miracle Network at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Roy and Rosemary’s love for music has given them the privilege of performing throughout North America, China, Korea, Japan, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout continental Europe.