Violinist Elizabeth Chang was born in New York City and has appeared as a soloist and in chamber music performances in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia. She was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts award winner and the recipient of the Beebe Fellowship for Study Abroad. Chang has toured and recorded with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and has given master classes in Sao Paulo, Beijing, and Seoul, as well as in various cities in Europe. She has also participated in the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Vianden International Music Festival, and Interharmony Festival and is the founder and artistic director of the Lighthouse Chamber Players. A member of Juilliard’s Pre-College faculty since 2004 she was formerly on the faculty at Rutgers University, New York University, and The School for Strings. Chang is the co-founder of the N.Y.U. Summer Chamber Music Workshop and founder of the School for Strings Summer Chamber Music Workshop (2003 to 2007). She is also co-coordinator of the Five College New Music Festival and is currently on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She holds a BA from, Harvard College with further studies in Europe. Among her principal teachers are Louise Behrend, Joseph Fuchs, Roman Totenberg, Max Rostal, Leon Kirchner, and Luise Vosgerchian.