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Ching-Shan Chang

Originally from Taiwan, is a composer, pianist, conductor and arranger based in New York City. She started her music career as a pianist at the age of 5 and as a composer at 7. She holds a bachelor's degree in composition from Eastman School of Music and her winning of the first prize, best variations music and best tonal music of The 7th International Antonín Dvorák Composition Competition in the junior group in 2016 marked a highlight of her career as a concert music composer.

Ching-Shan started her scoring career in 2016. The Glassmaker, directed by Maria Elias in 2016 was her first orchestral film soundtrack and the film was officially selected by many film festivals such as Nashville Film Festival in 2017. The soundtrack won the best original score from Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Award, silver medal for original score and soundtrack for film & television of Global Music Awards and many more. Moreover, a short film she scored, Elsewhere (A Flor Azul), directed by Guilherme Pedra, was officially selected by Cannes Court Métrage Festival De Cannes and American Student Film Festival in 2018.

Her music has been performed worldwide including Taipei, San Francisco, Beijing and more and she has worked with numerous professional orchestras such as National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra performing her concert music work, When The Sun Rises after winning the 2nd Prize of the the composition competition organized by this respectful orchestra; Prague Symphony Orchestra where she had the premiere of her orchestral work, In History, in memory for violin solo and orchestra conducted by Jakub Zicha and Marie Mátlová on the violin solo.

She is now pursuing her master's degree in scoring for film and multimedia at New York University while teaching as an adjunct instructor in piano studies at NYU.


Email: cschang.composer@gmail.com

Phone: 585-355-3758