Pianist Chang Wang started her piano studies at age 6. Wang was the first-prize winner of Ameri-China Elite Piano competition in 2012, and International Metropolitan Piano Competition in 2014. She has been an accompanist for Juilliard Pre-College and a keyboardist for the Juilliard Orchestra.
Wang is an experienced chamber musician. She appeared in concerts featuring new music and chamber ensembles, including Axiom, Juilliard faculty concerts, and Juilliard chamber recitals. In 2018, she was the piano fellow of the Rocky Ridge Piano Trio. Her festival appearances include Banff Piano Master Class, Rocky Ridge Young Artist Seminar, and Aspen Music Festival.
As an educator, Wang taught in New York and China, and gave private weekly lessons to students, helping them develop repertoire, and prepare for upcoming recitals and auditions. Wang often combines lectures and recitals together, giving audiences a more comprehensive understanding of classical music.
She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Juilliard, studying piano performance with Julian Martin, and served as a teaching fellow in the Music Theory and Analysis Department under Thomas Cabaniss. In addition to her studies in piano, she studied historical performance, and took fortepiano coursework with Audrey Axinn, and harpsichord lessons with Peter Sykes. Born in Yichang, China, she studied at the middle and high schools of Wuhan Conservatory of Music. In the fall of 2020, Wang will serve as ear training faculty at The Tianjin Juilliard School.