Biography



Graduated with Doctoral in Musical Arts at the University of Toronto, Megan Chang specializes in the music of Franz Liszt.  She has been an active pianist in Vancouver and Toronto and has won numerous awards throughout the local festivals in both regions.  Megan was a prizewinner in her category at the national Canadian Music Competition in 2007. 


During the summer of 2008, she gave her first European solo recital in Holland, which was part of their International Summer Music Festival Series.  In October, 2010, Megan and pianist, Megumi Okamoto, performed with the University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of David Briskin.


Megan was born in Taiwan and raised in Vancouver, Canada.  During her years in Vancouver, her teachers included Yun Han Mao, Winfried Rompf and Edward Parker.  She then relocated to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance at the University of Toronto, and has since been studying under the tutelage of Marietta Orlov.  In 2007, in addition to her studies with Professor Orlov, she also joined the piano pedagogy department with Dr. Midori Koga, and finished her Master’s degree in Piano Performance Pedagogy. 


During the past years, she had participated in master classes given by Boris Berman, Matti Raekallio, Anton Kuerti, Marc Durand, Stéphane Lemelin and Jamie Parker, among others.


In addition to her studies in piano, Megan received her Flute Performer’s diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Susan Hoeppener in 2005.  During her studies with Lynne Piening in Vancouver, Megan also twice received the silver medal from the RCM. 


Megan currently teaches at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music and privately in North York, Ontario.  She also actively performs and collaborates in the GTA.

 

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