Doctor of Music, Indiana University - ABD

Piano Performance & Literature, Minors in Music Theory & Arts Administration

Doctoral Fellowship Recipient (2014-2018), Associate Instructor of Piano, Program Assistant (Secondary Piano, Piano Accompanying)

Document: “Franz Liszt: The Bridge to Modernism” (In progress)

Master of Music, Florida State University - 2014

Piano Performance, Graduate Teaching Assistant in Piano Pedagogy

Bachelor of Music (summa cum laude), Kent State University - 2012

Piano Performance

Honors Thesis: “The Cycles of French Piano Duets: Gabriel Fauré’s Dolly Suite, Claude Debussy’s Petite Suite, and Maurice Ravel’s Ma mère l’Oye


Piano Faculty, Indiana University Pre-College Young Pianists Academy (2016-present)

Piano Faculty, Camp Encore/Coda (2018-present)

Associate Instructor of Piano, Indiana University (2014-2019)

Graduate Teaching Assistant of Piano Pedagogy, Florida State University (2012-2014)

Piano Faculty, Kent State University Teaching Institute Program (2010-2012)


President/Founder, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Collegiate Chapter at Indiana University (2019-present)

Program Assistant & Online Course Developer, Indiana University Piano Department (2015-present)

Program Assistant, Indiana University Piano Accompanying Program (2015-2016)

Conference Liaison Volunteer, SphinxConnect, Sphinx Organization (2017,2018)

Resident Advisor and Chamber Music Coach, National Youth Orchestra of China (2017)

Communications Manager, Bloomington Rush Hour Music Series (2017)


Snow-Chang Duo; Alan Snow, violin and Joanne Chang, piano (2015-present)

Wun-Chang Duo; Wai Ki Wun, clarinet and Joanne Chang, piano (2016-present)

Pianist, Indiana University String Academy (2016-present)

Pianist & Musical Production Assistant, Camp Encore/Coda (2018,2019)

Staff Accompanist, Indiana University Summer String Academy (2017,2018,2019)

Pianist, International Menuhin Music Academy "Rencontres Musicales Internationales” (2018)

Chamber Music Coach/Pianist, National Youth Orchestra of China (2017)

Vocal Coach/Pianist, Indiana University Opera Performance Workshop with Sylvia McNair (2016)

Dance Accompanist, Florida State University School of Dance (2012-2014)

Chorus Pianist, Kent State University Women’s Chorus (2009-2012) 


National Piano Foundation RMM Scholarship (2019)

Boulder International Chamber Music Competition (2018), Semifinal

Southern Illinois Young Artist Competition (2018), 3rd prize

SphinxConnect Fellowship (2017, 2018,2019)

6th Latin American Music Recording Competition, Indiana University (2016), Winner

Doctoral Fellowship, Indiana University (2014-2019)

Beethoven Competition, Florida State University (2014), 2nd prize

Russian Romantic Competition, Florida State University (2013), Finals

Tuesday Musical Competition, Ohio (2012,2010), 1st prize

Tuesday Musical Competition, Ohio (2011), Honorable mention

OMTA/Graves Young Artist Competition (2011), Honorable mention

New York Summer Music Festival Concert Competition (2010), Winner

21st Century International Chinese Music Competition (2007), Gold


Chopin and Liszt on Teaching the Art of Piano Playing (2019)

Lecture Recital, 2019 UCSI University Piano Pedagogy Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 2019.

Franz Liszt: The Bridge to Modernism (2017-present)

Paper Presentation, 2020 Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education (AHSE), Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2020.

Doctoral Lecture Recital, Indiana University, October 2017.

An Analysis on Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin (2013)

Lecture Recital, Florida State University, April 2013.

The Cycles of French Piano Duets: Gabriel Fauré’s Dolly Suite, Claude Debussy’s Petite Suite, and Maurice Ravel’s Ma mère l’Oye (2012)

Guest Speaker, Faculty Association Meeting, Kent State University Honors College, 2012.

Lecture Recital, Kent State University, 2012.



Diálogos: A Collection of Mexican Chamber Music for Violin and Piano (2018) Alan Snow, violin and Joanne Chang, piano.

Radio and Interviews

WFMT Chicago, Fiesta Latin America (July 2019) Alan Snow, violin, Joanne Chang, piano, and Elbio Barilari, host.

WQXR New York, Young Artist Showcase (July 2017) Joanne Chang, piano, National Youth Orchestra of China, and Bob Sherman, host.

BFM Malaysia, A Recital by Two (June 2017) Jebat Kee, viola, Joanne Chang, piano, and Soon Heng Lim, host.

Premieres/New Works

Tomasz Golka (1975-): True Green (2018)

Leonardo Coral (1962-): Piezas fantasticas(2003)

Stephanie Pieczynski (1987-): Intimations (2012)

Stephen Taylor (1965-): The Dove is Sad (2006)

James Nicholson (1988-): Suite for Two Pianos (2009)

Civic Involvement and Outreach

Piano Masterclass Series, Malaysia (2014-present)

Guest, Bentley Music Academy Conductors Circle, Malaysia (2017)

Benefit Recital “For the Children,” Ipoh, Malaysia (2011)


Collegiate Member, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Indiana Music Teachers Association (IMTA)

President, MTNA Collegiate Chapter at Indiana University (2019-present)

Collegiate Member, College Music Society

Member, American Liszt Society


Karen Shaw, piano

Read Gainsford, piano

David Cartledge, piano

Menahem Pressler, piano

Jerry Wong, piano

Patricia Lim, piano

Arnaldo Cohen, piano

Olga Sitkovetsky, piano

Vicki McArthur, piano pedagogy

Eli Eban, clarinet

Alexander Kerr, violin

Wolgang Brendel, baritone