Malaysia born Teik Poi Metropoli Tan is a technical vocal coach specializing in classical and non-classical vocal techniques as well as preventive and remedial voice training
for singers and voice teachers.
He studied voice performance (Künstlerische Gesangsausbildung) and voice pedagogy (Gesangspädagogik) at the Cologne University of Music and Dance, focusing on
the genres of German Lieder, opera, and oratorio. Later in his studies, he placed greater emphasis on vocal pedagogy.
As a singer, he has won acclaim for his concert and oratorio performances throughout Germany. As a technical vocal coach, he has worked with many singers, voice teachers, and
choir conductors and has won numerous prizes at national and international choir competitions. As a result of his vocal coaching engagements and collaborations with various choir conductors, many
choirs have performed in major concert halls and opera houses, such as Konzerthaus Dortmund, Stadttheater Dortmund, and Musiktheater im Revier in Germany.
From 2005 to 2007, he was assigned to instruct singers at the Chorakademie am Konzerthaus Dortmund. Since 2007, he has immersed himself in his work as a children’s and youth
choir conductor, and has been appointed as musical director and choir conductor for numerous musical productions and concerts throughout Germany.
Teik Poi Metropoli Tan is currently teaching and conducting vocal technique workshops to singers, voice teachers, and choral conductors in Europe and