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Name: Evelyn Chang
Skills: Accompanist, Soloist, Teacher
Phone: +44 (0)7887 846 399
Address: United Kingdom
Links: E-mail
Evelyn Chang was born in 1977, in Taipei, Taiwan. She started playing piano at the age of four. Since 1986 she joined the Quang-Jen Music School studying under Mary Kwok Chiu Tse. In 1991 she came to London to study at The Purcell School of Music with Andrej Esterhazy. During the five years at school, Evelyn was involved in many solo and chamber concerts in England as well as other countries such as Malta (where the Maltese president was present), and Hungary. At the age of sixteen, she won the first prize at the Ealing Festival playing Beethoven 1st Concerto. She was also invited with the school to play at the Backingham Palace. In the summers of 1994-5, she participated in the Tours Festival in France studying under Alexander Slobodyanik and Prof. Vera Gornosteava. Evelyn has been studying at the Royal College of Music with Prof. Irina Zaritskaya since 1996. She was awarded the Eric Harrison & Beddington & Hamilton Prizes in her first year, and lately the Frank Heneghan Prize playing virtuoso studies. In July '99, she gave concert in Spain, and was also the finalist of the 8th Taipei International Chopin Competition. In October she made a cd recording together with violinist Blai Soler.



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