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Jessica Chang

Musician


San Francisco, CA
Viola
25 Played at 25 groupmuses!

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Violist Jessica Chang leads a versatile career as a chamber musician, recitalist, and educator. As the Founder and Executive Director of Chamber Music by the Bay, Ms. Chang performs interactive concerts for diverse communities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work as a teaching artist has led to concert residencies, most recently with Project 440, the Savannah Music Festival, and Music from Angel Fire. She has also served as violist of the Afiara Quartet, with whom she toured North America, including a visiting faculty residency at The Banff Centre in Alberta and residency as the Glenn Gould School Fellowship Quartet-in-Residence at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada.

Ms. Chang has performed as a chamber musician in concert tours throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Her performances have been broadcast on American Public Media’s “Performance Today,” WYNC, WHYY, and WQXR Public Radio. Highlights from recent years include collaborations with Roberto Díaz, Pamela Frank, Scott Yoo, Christoph Richter, William Bennett, Itzhak Perlman, Joseph Silverstein, Toby Appel, James Campbell, members of the Orion and Guarneri Quartets, and members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and Berlin Philharmonic. Her festival appearances include Festival Mozaic, Juneau Jazz and Classics, Music from Angel Fire, International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, Open Chamber Music Prussia Cove, Perlman Chamber Music Workshop, Tanglewood Music Center, Taos School of Music, Verbier Festival, the National Arts Centre of Canada, and Aspen Music Festival.

​Ms. Chang is a graduate of Yale University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors and distinction. She also holds an Artist Diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music as the recipient of the William A. Loeb Fellowship, and a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School. Ms. Chang studied with Heidi Castleman, Steven Tenenbom, Roberto Díaz, Michael Tree, Misha Amory Daniel Panner, Jodi Levitz, Jesse Levine, and Jenny Rudin. Her chamber music mentors include members of the Guarneri, Borromeo, Brentano, St. Lawrence, and Orion Quartets.

A highly sought-after chamber musician and teacher, Ms. Chang maintains a private studio in the San Francisco Bay Area. She performs frequently with ensembles including Ensemble San Francisco, the Ives Collective, and Chamber Music Silicon Valley. Ms. Chang currently serves as the Executive Director of Chamber Music by the Bay, in its seventh season, as well as Director of Chamber Music and faculty member at California Music Preparatory Academy.

For more info, visit www.jessicatchang.com

Traditional Repertoire

Bach and Mozart to Elliott Carter and learning how to play the melodica!

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Performed groupmuses (25)

Bard Music West Festival Artists in Noe Valley

  • Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 1:30 PM
  • Noe Valley, SF San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened 8 months ago

Bard Music West Festival Preview in Rockridge

  • Friday, September 27, 2019, at 7:15 PM
  • Rockridge/North Oakland

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This groupmuse happened 8 months ago

Bard Music West

  • Friday, September 20, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • Golden Gate Heights

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This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

Muse over March with Music

  • Friday, March 23, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Central Berkeley, Berkeley

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This groupmuse happened about 2 years ago

Potrero Hilltop Groupmuse

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Potrero Hill, SF San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

romance and stuff

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • Mission District, SF San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Sunset Casita Muse

  • Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • Sunset District, SF San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Steiner Street Inaugural Groupmuse

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Lower Haight

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Bayview Classical

  • Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Bayview, San Francisco

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

San Jose Groupmuse #4

  • Friday, August 25, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Rosegarden/880 San Jose

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This groupmuse happened almost 3 years ago

Hanchett Chamber Music

  • Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Rosegarden area, San Jose San Jose, CA

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This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

The Paint-muse night

  • Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 8:00 PM
  • Bayview, San Francisco

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This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Monday Musin' to Top-notch Tunes!

  • Monday, May 8, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • South Berkeley

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This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

String Trio Music in Berkeley

  • Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Berkeley Hills Berkeley, CA

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This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Cozy Cole Valley

  • Friday, April 7, 2017, at 8:00 PM
  • Cole Valley, SF

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This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Nookmuse Round Quatro!

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Mission Dolores, SF

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This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Brahms Clarinet Quintet Massivemuse at Monument

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 6:00 PM
  • South of Market, SF San Francisco, CA
  • $20 tickets ($10 for supermusers}

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This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Groupmuse at The Nook

  • Friday, July 29, 2016, at 7:30 PM
  • Mission Dolores, SF San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened almost 4 years ago

UbuntuMuse!

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 7:30 PM
  • Alamo Square San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened about 4 years ago

Silks and Strings

  • Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 8:00 PM
  • South of Market, San Francisco San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened almost 5 years ago