Pansy Chang - Cello
Office: 202 PRS
Pansy Chang, violoncellist, is presently Associate Professor of Violoncello at Miami University of Ohio. She has performed in North America, Europe, Asia, and Israel as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. She has appeared with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Chamber Music Northwest, on Bob Sherman's "Listening Room" - WQXR New York, and in both the Yale University Spectrum Series at Weill Hall and the Yale Faculty Artist Series in New Haven.
Concerto appearances include performances with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC, the Oregon Symphony, and many regional orchestras in the Washington, DC and Portland metropolitan areas. Ms. Chang also performs regularly with the Portland, Oregon-based band, Pink Martini, whose numerous appearances with orchestra include performances with the Boston Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
An avid pedagogue, she has given master classes at the Beijing Conservatory in China and Yale School of Music, and has served on the faculties of the Marrowstone Music Festival and the Chicago Suzuki Institute.
Ms. Chang was awarded a Fulbright Grant for study in the United Kingdom, and was a semi-finalist in the Leonard Rose International Cello Competition.
Prior to joining the Miami University music faculty, she served for two years as Assistant to Professor Aldo Parisot and Lecturer in Violoncello at Yale University School of Music, and for four years as a member of the Oregon Symphony.
Ms. Chang earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at the University of Southern California and Yale University School of Music, respectively, and principal teachers include Aldo Parisot, William Pleeth, Eleonore Schoenfeld, Evelyn Elsing, and Susan Kelly.
Pansy Chang can be heard on the latest Pink Martini CD, "Hang on Little Tomato," as well as on recordings of works by Ezra Laderman and Martin Bresnick, released by Albany Records, and works by Ben Wolfe, released by Amosaya Music and Planet Arts Recordings.