Symphony Academy Welcomes New Cello Instructor!
Yoo-Jung Chang received her Bachelor of Music degree from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. As a full scholarship recipient, she earned her Graduate Professional Diploma at the Hartt School and Master of Art Degree at University of Iowa. She was featured as a soloist with the Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra as the second prize of the Gail Newby Concerto Competition. Yoo-Jung is also the winner of the Nan-Pa Music Competition, the Korean Brahms Association Competition and the Seoul Baroque Chamber Orchestra Competition. She has performed with the Chicago Civic Orchestra(IL), the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra (CT), the International Chamber Soloists Ensemble(NY), the Ohio Light Opera Orchestra (OH,) the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra(CA) and the American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra (Graz, Austria). Her principal teachers include Anthony Arnone, Hannah Holman, MihaiTetel, Eleonore Schoenfeld. Currently, Yoo-Jung is on faculty at Grinnell College and Des Moines Symphony Academy in Iowa, as a cello instructor.