- Featured: Angelin Chang
- Release Date: 8/20/2013
Angelin Chang pianist Grammy Award Winner for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance with Orchestra, internationally acclaimed pianist Angelin Chang is recognized for her sense of poetry and technical brilliance. She concertizes in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America. Miss Chang's concert tours have led her to such venues as the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), Lincoln Center (New York), Severance Hall (Cleveland), St. Martin-in-the-Fields (London), Zelazowa Wola (Warsaw), Beijing Concert Hall (China), Sala Luis Ángel Arango (Bogotá), Schnittke Philharmonic Hall (Russia) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Angelin Chang is the first American awarded First Prizes in both piano and chamber music during the same year from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (Paris Conservatoire). As the first Artist-in-Residence at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Angelin Chang participated in the development and launching of the Arts for Everyone initiative. She has performed at the U.S. Department of State, for the United Nations Women's Organization and before the Royal Family of Nepal. An active chamber musician, she performs regularly with the legendary violist Joseph de Pasquale, The de Pasquale String Quartet, and with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra. Angelin Chang earned her Doctor of Musical Arts from Peabody Institute - Johns Hopkins University, Premier Prix - Piano and Premier Prix - Musique de Chambre from the Paris Conservatoire, Master of Music and Distinguished Performer Certificate from Indiana University, B.A. (French) and B.M. from Ball State University, and highest honors upon graduation from the Interlochen Arts Academy. Her piano teachers have included Michel Béroff, Marie-Françoise Bucquet, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen, Robert McDonald, Menahem Pressler, Pia Sebastiani, György Sebök, Louis-Claude Thirion and Dorothy Taubman. Angelin Chang is head of keyboard studies and a professor of piano at Cleveland State University. Previously, she was on the piano faculty at Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey. Through her work with the Taubman Approach, Dr. Chang helps pianists develop virtuosity while liberating them from fatigue, pain and injury. Other recording releases include Soaring Spirit (Albany Records) with Angelin Chang on piano and Joseph de Pasquale on viola, and Cleveland Chamber Symphony (TNC) with Angelin Chang as piano soloist in Olivier Messiaen's Oiseaux Exotiques and Dmitri Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 1. For more information, visit www.AngelinChang.com.