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Yoo-Jung Chang was featured as a soloist with the Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra as the second prize winner of the Gail Newby Concerto Competition. She has won an array of awards in competitions around the world, including, the Nan-Pa Music Competition, Korean Brahms Association Competition, Seoul Baroque Chamber Orchestra Competition, Ewha Womans University Chamber Music Competitions, and Pasadena SAI Music Scholarship Competition.


As an active orchestral and chamber musician, Chang has performed with various ensembles such as the Chicago Civic Orchestra, Opera San Antonio (TX), Opera Idaho, Oskaloosa Music Festival Ensemble (IA), International Chamber Soloists Ensemble (NY), Ohio Light Opera Orchestra (OH), YMF Debut Orchestra (CA), and AIMS Festival Orchestra (Graz, Austria). She also has performed with many notable artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, Lang Lang, Myung-Whun Chung, Bright Sheng and Cavani Quartet.

Chang was on the Grinnell College music faculty from 2011-2019 and has served on the faculties of St. Ambrose University, Augustana College, Central College, and El Camino College. She has given masterclasses and lectures at the University of Iowa, University of Nebraska-Kearney, Bethel College and Black Hawk College. As a strong advocate for young musicians’ education, she served as a faculty member at the Des Moines Symphony Academy, Verdugo Young Musicians Association (CA), Valley Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (CA), Oskaloosa String Camp (IA) and the International Cello Institute (MN).


Yoo-Jung Chang currently serves as a Cellist with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Symphony Orchestra (TX) and Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra. She also serves on the faculties of Trinity University and Angelo State University.   

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