Sun Chang, 20, is a student of Alan Chow at Northwestern University. For her third year of undergraduate studies she is abroad at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Rustem Hayroudinoff. After her move from South Korea to the States in 2003, she studied with Dr. Peter Mack in Seattle, and was chosen as one of Seattle Chamber Music Society’s “Emerging Artists.” She won most of prominent competitions in the area, including the Simon Fiset, Northwest Chopin, Russian Chamber Music, Seattle International Piano Festival and Outstanding Young Artists competitions. In 2011, with her brother, she won the first prize at the MTNA National Senior Duet Competition, and in 2012 and 2014, she attended the MTNA national conference as one of seven finalists of the Senior Solo competition.
Sun also has a prolific collaborative career. In addition to playing harpsichord in the Baroque Ensemble and keyboard in the Contemporary Music Ensemble at Northwestern, she frequently performs sonata repertoire, plays in chamber settings and premiers new music. She has soloed with University of Puget Sound Orchestra, Philharmonia Northwest, Utah Symphony and Northwestern’s Baroque Music Ensemble.
Sun is a Luminarts Fellow at the Union League Club of Chicago, and a recipient of the Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarship from the Musician’s Club of Women.