Tan Khar Gee was a graduate of the Malaysian Institute of Arts, majoring in voice under the guidance of renowned Malaysian soprano Madam Lillian Lee and studied piano under the late renowned Malaysian composer Mr. Tan Loke Han, Mr. Lian Hin Chong and Ms. Tan Boon Gee.
Khar Gee furthered her studies in China and later graduated with a Masters degree under the renowned vocal educator Prof. Wang Bin Rui and the equally renowned pianist and repetiteur Prof. Zhao Bi Xuan. Subsequently she left for Italy to pursue her second Masters degree at the Accademia Lirica Italiana under the tutelage of world renowned tenor Maestro Pier Miranda Ferraro and the renowned repetiteur Maestro Roberto Negri, both from the famous opera house Teatro Alla Scala, Milano. In Italy, she actively participated and represented the conservatory in major performances and received excellent reviews from the press. Consequently, she was awarded the Young Vocalist and Artist Certificate.
Her past performances include Bastien und Bastienne in Kuala Lumpur, recitals at the Central Consevatory of Music in Beijing, recital with Maestro Pier Miranda Ferraro at the Beijing Auditorium, an opera gala at the Hong Kong Auditorium, Violetta in the concert version of La Traviata at the Bao Li Theater in Beijing, as well as many recitals in Italy.
Since her return to Malaysia in 2005, she has given many recitals in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Indonesia to great acclaim.