Principal Piano

Alex Tang


Alex has been The American Pops Orchestra’s Staff Pianist since 2015.

Beyond APO

Pianist Alex Tang has performed with numerous productions at the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian, Arena Stage, Signature, Studio, National, Shakespeare, and Ford’s Theatre, including the national tours of Mamma Mia!, Wicked, The Lion King, and many others. He plays for a wide variety of musical groups and performers throughout the D.C. area, including the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, and the D.C. Cabaret Network, and has served on the faculty at the Theatre Lab. By day, he works as an attorney and has served on the advisory boards for a number of performing arts organizations.


  • Juilliard (Pre-College Div.)
  • Yale (B.A. with honors)

Favorite APO Moment

Concert tribute to Jerry Herman.

Favorite Pop Music Song

"Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye" by Cole Porter