Dr. Ann Chang (piano) is an active soloist and lecturer in the U.S. and Europe. Her curiosity and wide-ranging musical interests have taken her in many directions, allowing her to forge a unique career and establish a distinguished reputation. She is in demand as an artist and teacher, and her recent appointment as a Fulbright Scholar in Belgium (Brussels) has given her an opportunity to expand her interest in the study of Classic Performance Practice. Ann is the Founder of the award-winning Meadowlark Music Festival, and created the artistic vision for this summer series of chamber music performances. More recently, she was appointed Artistic Director of the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska.
In addition to her busy career as a performer and presenter, Dr. Chang is Artist-in-Residence at the University of Nebraska School of Music. She instructs both undergraduate and graduate level pianists in solo repertoire and chamber music. Leveraging her extensive knowledge in arts presenting and management, she also is the Director of the University's Music Entrepreneurship Program where she helps the next generation of musicians think creatively and thrive in the performing arts. Recent and upcoming performances include recital series in Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Croatia and Argentina; and in celebrated U.S. venues in Spokane, Chicago, Portland (OR) Yoshi’s Jazz Club in San Francisco, and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Dr. Chang earned the degrees BM, MM and DM from Indiana University-Bloomington.