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ELIZABETH CHANG

echang@music.umass.edu
250 Fine Arts Center
(413) 545-0023
Artist website: http://www.elizabethchang.net
Violin Studio website: www.umass.edu/violin


VIOLIN; VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


Elizabeth Chang, violinist, has given solo recitals throughout the United States as well as in Europe and South America. She has appeared as soloist with orchestras both in the U.S. and Europe and has given master classes in China, Germany, Brazil, and at many institutions in the United States.

Elizabeth Chang
As a chamber musician she has collaborated with many of today's most prominent artists, including Bernard Greenhouse, Paul Neubauer, Anne-Marie McDermott, Aaron Rosand and Robert White. A native New Yorker, Ms. Chang studied in the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School with Louise Behrend and Joseph Fuchs and at Harvard University, where she was a student of Roman Totenberg, Leon Kirchner and Luise Vosgerchian. Upon graduating from Harvard she continued her violin studies in Switzerland with Professor Max Rostal. Ms. Chang was the recipient of the Presidential Scholar in the Arts Award and the Beebe Fellowship for Study Abroad awarded by New England Conservatory.

Ms. Chang enjoys a busy performing and teaching career. She has toured extensively and recorded with the Orchestra of St. Luke's and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. She has appeared as a guest with the Perspectives Ensemble, Ensemble Sospeso, Sequitir, the Walden Chamber Players, the Smith Chamber Players and many other groups. Ms. Chang is Artistic Director and founding member of the Lighthouse Chamber Players, a chamber music festival on Cape Cod.

She has been an Artist Faculty member at New York University and co-founded an intensive chamber music workshop at NYU in the summer of 2002. She has been on the violin and viola faculties at the Mason Gross School of the Arts in Rutgers University and is currently on the violin and viola faculties of the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School as well as on the violin faculty of The School for Strings in New York, where she launched an intensive chamber music workshop in the summer of 2003. In the summers she is on the faculties of the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, the Sulzbach-Rosenau International Music Festival (Germany), and the Interharmony Music Festival.

Appointed 2005

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