Malan's recital will take place on Monday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. in the Colton Recital Hall of the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts.�She will also be hosting a Master Class in the Colton Recital Hall from 9 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15.�Both events are free and open to the public.
The Master Class is an event where students play for the "professional" in front of everyone that attends and then the "professional" gives the students tips and pointers.
Malan began piano lessons at age 4 with her mother, then studied with legendary South African teacher Adolph Hallis. She debuted with the Johannesburg Symphony at the age of 10, and won the first of many awards at age 12. She continued her studies under Joseph Stanford, Steven de Groote and Ralph Votapek.
Malan completed her undergraduate studies at Michigan State University and her graduate degrees at the University of North Texas, studying with Joseph Banowetz. She is currently serving as Artist-in-Residence at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.