Ya-Ting Chang

Ya-Ting Chang

About

<p> Ya-Ting Chang graduated from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University with BM and MM. She is Artist-in-Residence at Messiah College in PA and was a piano faculty member at Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland. She is also a member of the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association), and National Guild of Piano Teachers.</p>
<p> Ya-Ting Chang began studying piano at age six, and she soared to national prominence in her native Taiwan when she won first prize in the 1987 Taiwan National Piano Competition. After coming to the United States in 1988 as part of the Taiwanese Government’s Gifted Children program, she studied piano with Enrique Graf, and flute with Gail Cameron and Bonnie Lake. She entered the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University as a scholarship student of Ann Schein, a pupil of Arthur Rubinstein, Myra Hess and Mieczyslaw Munz.</p>
<p> Since then, she has performed extensively throughout the United States, Germany, Hong Kong and Taiwan, including a 1996 Asian tour where she performed with the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra, and a 1997-98 Asian tour with the Tung Hsin Choral Society and the Mendelssohn Piano Trio. For three years she participated in the Collaborative Artist Program at the Aspen Summer Festival, and she performed in the International Piccolo Spoleto Music Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. Recently Ms. Chang appeared as a soloist with Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra.</p>
<p> Ms. Chang is a founding member of the Mendelssohn Piano Trio, Ensemble in Residence with the Embassy Series in Washington DC and at Messiah College. With this group, Ms. Chang has performed and gave masterclasses internationally and recorded several CDs under Centaur Records.</p>
<p> The Washington Post critics described her recent performances in Washington DC Embassy Series as &quot;impressive&quot; and &quot;eloquent&quot;. </p>

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(301) 299-6526