Linda Chang received an M.M. degree in violin performance at Pittsburg State University and a B.M. at Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan. Ms. Chang has performed with numerous symphony orchestras including Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Ozark Festival Chamber Orchestra. She started formal Suzuki violin training at a very young age, studied Suzuki violin teaching training under Yo-Mo Guan and Bin-Tsan Lu, and studied violin performance under Paul Carson, James Poulos and Mary James.
Teaching for over 20 years, she had taught at the Shao-Ming Music Middle School, Taipei Suzuki Violin School, Belknap Suzuki Violin School, Northshore Suzuki Violin School and Monmouth Music Conservatory. Currently, Ms. Chang holds a private studio at Hillsborough, New Jersey and is glad to have joined the Westminster Conservatory of Music faculty in fall 2011.
In addition, she is a member of SAA and ASTA. Some of her students play at youth symphony orchestras including regional and all state youth symphony orchestras. She also encourages her students to take ABRSM theory tests step by step to build up a stronger music foundation. On the side, she always appreciates serving as a church musician. She most enjoys being a teacher/friend to her young students and parents, wife to her husband, John, and mother to sons, Eric and Richard.