Sichan Tan, Ph.D. Student in Ethnomusicology. She is originally from Changsha, China. Sichan received a B.A. in Musicology from Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 2017. Her research interests center on the transnational musical and cultural study of Chinese and Chinese American, specifically on kunqu (Chinese Opera) and she works on transnational and diaspora study of kunqu performance groups in Shanghai, New York, and Los Angeles. Her work has been presented in Stony Brook Asian and Asian American Student Research Symposium, Association for Chinese Music Research(ACMR) in the United States; East China Normal University in China.