Dr. Jooyeon Chang is an active collaborative pianist, embracing a massive variety of repertoires including winds, strings, opera, musical theatre, and large ensembles.
She has worked as a collaborative pianist in Korea, France, the United Kingdom, Austria, Italy, Luxemburg, and the USA. She has performed with world-renowned brass musicians such tuba greats as Øystein Baadsvik, Roland Szentpali, Thomas Lulu, and Euphonium players Steven Mead, Anthony Caillet, and Bastien Baumet.
For many years, she has been official staff pianist for the Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival, Chœur de l’Orchestre de Paris, and a guest accompanist of Musique de Armée de l'Air de Paris. She also served the 2012 ITEC (International Tuba Euphonium Conference) at Linz.
Born in Seoul, Dr. Chang earned a Doctor of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano at the University of Texas at Austin in 2019. She holds Master of Arts at the Royal Academy of Music in London, a Diplôme d'Études Musicales at the Conservatoire national de région de Paris, and an Artistic Diploma at the Korean National University of Arts in piano accompaniment. She also received a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Korean National University of Arts in 2003. Her major teachers include Bangwon Han, Anne Epperson, Collet Valentine, Andrew West, James Baillieu, Michael Dussek, Claude Collet and Jongphil Lim.
Dr. Chang served on the keyboard faculty at the SungShin Women’s University, Chung-Ang University, Seoul Jangsin University, SungShin Women’s University, and Chungkang College of Cultural Industries. She has lectured about "Technique (sight-reading and transposition) of Piano Accompaniment" at SungShin Women’s University. Dr. Chang has recently joined as a member of collaborative piano faculty at the Colorado State University.
Doctor of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano, University of Texas at Austin