A top prizewinner of the International Paganini Competition in Genoa Italy, violinist Lynn Chang has enjoyed an active and versatile international career as soloist, chamber musician, and educator for over thirty years. A native of Boston, Chang began his violin study at the age of seven with Sarah Scriven and Boston Symphony Orchestra violinist Alfred Krips. He continued his studies at the Juilliard School with Ivan Galamian, and then went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Harvard University.
Mr. Chang returns to the Heifetz Institute in 2016, and has appeared at top music festivals such as Marlboro, Tanglewood, Kneisel Hall, and Wolf Trap. He has been a featured soloist with orchestras in Boston, Miami, Salt Lake City, Oakland, Seattle, Honolulu, Beijing, Taipei, and Hong Kong.
In 2011, Lynn Chang celebrated his longtime friend Yo-Yo Ma at the Kennedy Center Honors. Onstage with Emanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, and even Elmo, Chang delighted luminaries from actress Meryl Streep to President Barack Obama.