Angelin Chang, Dr.
 Title: Professor
Coordinator, Keyboard Studies and Chamber Music; Professor of Music (Piano); Professor of Law
 Dept: Music
 Office: MU 420
 Phone: 216-687-2036
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. MU 420, Cleveland, OH 44115

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D.M.A., Doctor of Musical Arts, Peabody Institute-Johns Hopkins University
M.M., Piano Performance, Indiana University
Premier Prix, Piano; Premier Prix, Chamber Music, Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (France)
B.A., French; B.M., Piano Performance, Ball State University
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University
Brief Bio:
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. Concertizing in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South America, venues include the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), Carnegie Hall (New York), State Theatre (Cleveland), St. Martin-in-the-Fields (London), Zelazowa Wola (Warsaw), Shanghai Grand Theatre (China), Sala Luis Ángel Arango (Bogotá), Schnittke Philharmonic Hall (Russia) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation. She 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 a classical pianist, Angelin Chang is the first American woman to win the GRAMMY®.

As the first Artist-in-Residence at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Angelin Chang developed and launched the Arts for Everyone initiative. She performed at the U.S. Department of State, for the United Nations Women's Organization and for World AIDS Day in New York for the United Nations before the Secretary-General. As chamber musician, she has performed 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 the Doctor of Musical Arts from Peabody Institute Johns Hopkins University, Juris Doctor from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Premier Prix - Piano and Premier Prix - Musique de Chambre from the Paris Conservatoire, Master of Music and Distinguished Performer Certificate from Indiana University, Bachelor of Arts (French) and Bachelor of Music from Ball State University, and highest honors upon graduation from the Interlochen Arts Academy. Piano teachers include Michel Béroff, Marie-Françoise Bucquet, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen, Robert McDonald, Menahem Pressler, Pierre Réach, Pia Sebastiani, György Sebök, Louis-Claude Thirion and Dorothy Taubman.

Dr. Angelin Chang is Coordinator of Keyboard Studies, Professor of Piano and Professor of Law at Cleveland State University. Previously, Dr. Chang taught at Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey.

Releases include solo piano album, Angelin (Sabintu Records), 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 and John McLaughlin Williams as conductor in Olivier Messiaen's Oiseaux Exotiques and Dmitri Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 1.

Elected as Vice President, Angelin Chang served The Recording Academy®(NARAS/GRAMMY®) as a Board of Governor, Chair of the Classical Committee, and Chair of the Education Committee for the Chicago Chapter. She served on the Board of Trustees for the Great Lakes Theater (Cleveland), as Past President of the Ohio Music Teachers Association Northeast District, and as State Coordinator for the Music Teachers National Association Young Artists Competition and MTNA Chamber Music Competition.

Through her work with the Taubman Approach and Seminars in New York (Juilliard School) and Philadelphia (Temple University), and the Keyboard Wellness Seminars in Texas (University of North Texas), Dr. Chang helps pianists develop virtuosity while liberating them from fatigue, pain and injury.

Dr. Chang is Chair of the Research Committee on Asian and Pacific Studies, International Political Science Association (IPSA/RC18), Editor of the Routledge Handbook of Asia in World Politics, Cultural Agent for the United States Department of Arts and Culture, and selectee of Leadership Music. In addition to being America's first woman pianist awardee, Angelin Chang is also the first pianist of Asian descent to win the GRAMMY®.

For more information, contact Dr. Angelin Chang at (216) 687-2036 or
Honors and Awards:
GRAMMY® Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance with Orchestra
Outstanding Young Person of the World
CSU Distinguished Faculty Award
Faculty Scholarship Initiative Award
Faculty Merit Award
Creative and Activities:
Kennedy Center
Lincoln Center
Kimmel Center
United Nations World AIDS Day
Carnegie Hall
Severance Hall
State Theater, Playhouse Square
Research Interests:
Taubman Approach
Music performance-related Injury prevention and curative techniques
Music Law
Teaching Areas:
Piano Performance
Chamber Music
Music Law
Entertainment Law
Professional Affiliations:
GRAMMY®/The Recording Academy/National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences
Mu Phi Epsilon
Music Teachers National Association
Ohio Music Teachers Association
University Service:
Curriculum Committee
Copyright Review Committee
Minority Affairs Committee
Peer Review Committee
Diversity Council
Entertainment and Sports Law Association
Professional Service:
Vice President, Executive Committee - The Recording Academy GRAMMY
Secretary, Officer, Executive Committee - The Recording Academy GRAMMY
Board of Governors - The Recording Academy GRAMMY
Chair, Classical Committee - The Recording Academy GRAMMY
Chair, Education Committee - The Recording Academy GRAMMY
Immediate Past President, Northeast Ohio Music Teachers Association
Board, Ohio Music Teachers Association
Faculty Advisor, MTNA Collegiate Chapter
Chair, Research Committee on Asian and Pacific Studies - International Political Science Association
Community Service:
Board of Trustee, Great Lakes Theater Festival