Tiffany Chang

conductor

Resume

CONDUCTING ENGAGEMENTS


Professional Conducting Engagements

Participant Conductor, The Dallas Opera Hart Institute for Women Conductors  - Dallas, TX | Oct.-Nov. 2019

Conductor/Music Director, North End Music and Performing Arts Center Opera Project - Boston, MA | 2012-present

Guest Conductor, Soloists of New England Orchestra - Boston, MA | Jan. 2019

Guest Conductor, ALEA III  - Boston, MA | 2019, 2014

Guest Conductor, BlueWater Chamber Orchestra  - Cleveland, OH| Nov. 2018

Guest Conductor, Brookline Symphony Orchestra - Brookline, MA | Mar. 2017

Guest Conductor, OperaHub - Boston, MA | Jul. 2016

Founder & Conductor, New England Repertory Orchestra - Boston, MA | 2010-2016

Conductor, Cambridge Science Festival (with Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston) - Boston, MA | Apr. 2015

Guest Conductor, Parkway Concert Orchestra - Walpole, MA | Dec. 2015

Guest Opera Conductor, Boston University Fringe Festival - Boston, MA | 2014-2015

Conductor, Xanthos Ensemble - Boston, MA | Mar. 2012


University / Youth Orchestra Engagements

Conductor, Oberlin Conservatory, Arts and Sciences Orchestra -Oberlin, OH | 2018-present

Conductor, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra - Boston, MA | 2012-present

Guest Conductor, AMIS High School Honor Band and Orchestra Festival - Dubai, U.A.E. | Mar. 2020

Interim Director of Orchestral Studies, Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music - Berea, OH | 2017-2018

Guest Conductor, IASAS Cultural Convention Festival Orchestra - Taipei, Taiwan | Mar. 2018

Berklee 2017 Words and Music Festival, Conductor - Boston, MA | Apr. 2017

Guest Conductor, Oberlin Conservatory String Celebration - Oberlin, OH | Mar. 2017                      

Acting Director of Orchestral Activities, Boston University School of Music - Boston, MA | Spring 2016

Assistant Director of Orchestral Activities, Boston University School of Music - Boston, MA | Fall 2015

Conductor, Dana Hall School of Music Summer Symphony - Wellesley, MA | Jun. 2014

Conductor, Boston University Chamber Orchestra - Boston, MA | Fall 2014

Guest Conductor, Greater Boston Asian-American Youth Symphony Orchestra - Lexington, MA |Spring 2014

Assistant Conductor/Orchestra Manager, Boston University All-Campus Orchestra - Boston, MA | 2010- 2013

Assistant Conductor, Young Artists Orchestra, Boston University Tanglewood Institute  - Lenox, MA | Aug. 2011

Assistant Conductor, Boston University Opera Institute - Boston, MA | 2010-2012

Assistant Conductor, Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras  - Oberlin, OH | 2007-2009



TEACHING


Visiting Assistant Professor of Conducting, Oberlin ­­­Conservatory - Oberlin, OH | 2018-present

Assistant Professor, Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA | 2013-present

Assistant Professor, Baldwin Wallace Conservatory - Berea, OH | 2017-2018

Lecturer in Orchestral Conducting, Boston University School of Music - Boston, MA | 2015-2016

Conducting Instructor, Boston University -  Boston, MA | 2011-2013



OTHER EXPERIENCE


Orchestrations 

Boston University School of Music - Reorchestration of Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites for performances by the Boston University Chamber Orchestra and Opera Institute (Boston, MA | 2011-2012)
Taipei American School - Orchestration of middle school musicals ("Night at the Wax Museum" and "Doo-wop Wed Widing Hood") (Taipei, Taiwan | 2009-2010)


Administrative

Berklee College of Music - Orchestra Coordinator (Boston, MA | Sept 2014-)
Boston University Tanglewood Institute - Young Artists Orchestra Manager (Lenox, MA | Jun.-Aug. 2012)
Oberlin Conservatory - Theory Department Assistant  (Oberlin, OH | 2005-2009)



AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS, & SKILLS


Awards

Winner - The American Prize in Opera Conducting (2017)
Third Prize - The American Prize in Orchestral Conducting (2014)
Third Prize - The American Prize in Orchestral Performance (2014)
Esther B. Alber S. Kahn Career Entry Award - Boston University (2013)
School of Music Conducting Award - Boston University (2011)
Graduate Assistantship - Boston University (2010-present)
Music Scholarship - Boston University (2009-present)
Pi Kappa Lambda Prize for Musicianship - Oberlin Conservatory (2009)
Theodore Presser Scholarship - Oberlin Conservatory (2007)
Ernest Hatch Wilkins Memorial Prize - Oberlin Conservatory (2007)

Memberships

Conductors Guild
Pi Kappa Lambda (Oberlin Chapter)
National Scholars Honor Society
Music Educators Association of Oberlin
Ohio Music Educators Association
Music Educators National Conference
American String Teachers Association
Australian Band and Orchestra Directors Association



MUSICAL BACKGROUND

Education
Doctor of Musical Arts, Orchestral Conducting  - Boston University School of Music (Boston, MA | May 2013) 
Master of Music Education - Oberlin Conservatory of Music (Oberlin, OH | May 2009)
Bachelor of Music, Cello Performance - Oberlin Conservatory of Music (Oberlin, OH | May 2009)     
Bachelor of Music, Music Education - Oberlin Conservatory of Music (Oberlin, OH | May 2009) 
Minor, Composition - Oberlin Conservatory of Music (Oberlin, OH | May 2009) 
Minor, Music Theory - Oberlin Conservatory of Music (Oberlin, OH | May 2009) 


Study and Training


Conducting

Principal studies: David Hoose, Bridget-Michaele Reischl, and Amy Chang

Masterclass studies: Carlo Montanaro, Emmanuel Villaume, Nicole Paiement, Gustav Meier, JoAnn Falletta, Gunther Schuller, Benjamin Zander, Robert Spano, Larry Rachleff, Donald Schleicher, Kirk Trevor, Gábor Hollerung

Masterclass & Workshop Participation

The Dallas Opera Hart Institute for Women Conductors, The Dallas Opera Orchestra Dallas, TX | Oct.-Nov. 2019

Conductor’s Guild Workshop, Richmond Symphony and Symphony Chorus Richmond, VA | Apr. 2011

International Conducting Workshop and Festival, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Zlin, Czech Republic | Jul. 2010

NYC International Conducting Workshop, Astoria Symphony Astoria, NY | Mar. 2010

8th Taipei International Choral Festival, Taipei Philharmonic Festival Choir Taipei, Taiwan | Jul. 2008

Amy Chang’s Conducting Seminar, Yu-Yun Symphony Orchestra Taipei, Taiwan | Jan. 2008

Jerry Nowak Conducting Summer School, Workshop Band Sydney, Australia | Jan. 2007

Other

Principal cello studies: Amir Eldan, Hans Jensen, and Peter Rejto

Principal composition studies: Amelia Kaplan and Jeffrey Kowalkowski