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  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Conducting
  • Conductor of Arts and Sciences Orchestra
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Education

  • DMA, Boston University
  • MME, Oberlin Conservatory
  • BM, Oberlin Conservatory

Biography

Tiffany Chang is an increasingly versatile, award-winning conductor based in Boston, MA, with dynamic conducting experiences spanning the symphonic, choral, and operatic literature. The 2017 winner of the American Prize in Opera Conducting, Chang is visiting assistant professor of conducting and conductor of the Arts and Sciences Orchestra at Oberlin Conservatory and also holds the position of assistant professor at the Berklee College of Music. She previously served terms as interim director of orchestral studies at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, and acting director of orchestral activities at Boston University.

Chang remains active as the music director/conductor for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center’s Opera Project and founder and conductor of the New England Repertory Orchestra, and has been engaged by BlueWater Chamber Orchestra, OperaHub, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, ALEA III, Xanthos Ensemble, Brookline Symphony Orchestra, Parkway Concert Orchestra, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras. She is frequently engaged as a clinician and guest conductor for music festivals nationally and internationally.

Chang studied orchestral conducting with David Hoose and Bridget-Michaele Reischl; other mentors include Gustav Meier, JoAnn Falletta, Robert Spano, Gunther Schuller, Ann Howard Jones, Larry Rachleff, and Donald Schleicher.

She received her Doctor of Musical Arts in orchestral conducting from Boston University and studied cello performance, music education, composition, and music theory at Oberlin Conservatory. Her work has earned her the Kahn Career Entry Award, Pi Kappa Lambda Prize for Musicianship, Berklee Collaboration Grant, Theodore Presser Scholarship, and Ernest Hatch Wilkins Memorial Prize.

Follow the link for more information about the Oberlin Arts and Sciences Orchestra (OASO).

  • 2017 Winner of The American Prize in Conducting, community opera division
  • Recipient of Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award