Tiffany Chang

Interim Director of Orchestral Studies
Assistant Professor
D.M.A., Boston University

Tiffany Chang

Tiffany ChangInterim Director of Orchestral Studies
Assistant Professor

D.M.A., Boston University

Dr. Tiffany Chang is an increasingly versatile, award-winning conductor based in Boston with dynamic conducting experiences spanning the symphonic, choral and operatic literature. She was named the 2014 third prize winner for The American Prize in both conducting and orchestral performance (college/university division).

Chang currently serves as interim director of orchestral studies and assistant professor at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music and assistant professor at the Berklee College of Music. She is the founder and conductor of the New England Repertory Orchestra (NERO) and serves as music director/conductor for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center's (NEMPAC) Opera Project. She also recently served as acting director of orchestral activities and lecturer in orchestral conducting at Boston University.

Chang has been engaged with OperaHub, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, ALEA III, Xanthos Ensemble, Brookline Symphony Orchestra, Parkway Concert Orchestra, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, Greater Boston Asian American Youth Symphony Orchestra, Dana Hall School of Music Summer Symphony, Oberlin Conservatory and Boston University. At Boston University, she served as assistant conductor for the Tanglewood Institute's Young Artists Orchestra, Opera Institute and the All-Campus Orchestra. While at Oberlin, she was the music director of the Oberlin Arts and Sciences Orchestra and assistant conductor for the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras. She has also been frequently engaged as a clinician and guest conductor for school-aged ensembles.

Chang studied orchestral conducting with David Hoose and Bridget-Michaele Reischl; other notable mentors include Gustav Meier, JoAnn Falletta, Robert Spano, Gunther Schuller, Ann Howard Jones, Kirk Trevor, Larry Rachleff and Donald Schleicher. As a cellist, she studied cello with Amir Eldan, Hans Jensen and Peter Reijto and has taught secondary cello at the Oberlin Conservatory. She also studied composition with Amelia Kaplan and Jeffrey Kowalkowski and has been commissioned to write for schools, chamber ensembles and youth orchestras.

Chang received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in orchestral conducting from Boston University and previously earned degrees in cello performance, music education, composition and music theory from Oberlin Conservatory. Her musicianship and entrepreneurial spirit earned her the prestigious Kahn Career Entry Award, Pi Kappa Lambda Prize for Musicianship, Berklee Collaboration Grant, Theodore Presser Scholarship and Ernest Hatch Wilkins Memorial Prize.

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