Amy Chang received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Rice University, Shepherd School of Music. For fourteen years, Ms. Chang was a member of the Houston Ballet Orchestra, the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, and performed frequently with the Houston Symphony Orchestra. After moving to Atlanta in 2003, Ms. Chang played regularly with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Atlanta Opera Orchestra where she served as Acting Viola Principle. Ms. Chang was a member of the viola section of the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra from 2005 to 2017.
Ms. Chang performed with world-renowned conductors and soloists, and toured Europe and the United States with the Houston Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Chang also has made numerous recordings with the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, which was the recipient of several Grammy awards.
Ms. Chang was also a winner of the Taiwan National Music Competition. An active chamber music musician, Ms. Chang was a regular guest artist at the Texas Music Festival and has performed in numerous chamber music concerts in Atlanta, Houston, Michigan, and Hong Kong. She was a faculty member of the Interlochen Music Festival in Michigan, and was invited as a viola faculty member of the Asian Youth Orchestra in Hong Kong from 2009-2013. In 2016, Ms. Chang was invited to serve as the viola coach for the Harpa International Music Academy in Reykjavik, Iceland. Ms. Chang was a violin and viola teacher at the Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia from 2011-2018, where she also served as a Director of the String Chamber Ensemble.
In 2014, Ms. Chang and her husband, William Pu founded the William Pu Music Academy in Alpharetta, Georgia, a successful pre-college music school dedicate to providing high quality lessons to all level students start from age 4, the Atlanta Youth Orchestra in 2016, a premium summer youth ensemble that provide professional orchestra training and performance opportunities for young musicians throughout metro Atlanta, and the Atlanta Festival Academy in 2019, the first international 9-day classical music festival being hosted in the Southeast, attracting young musicians, instructors, and performers from around the world. The Atlanta Festival Academy brings together world-class classical musicians from around the globe to help develop the next generation of artists as well as delight today’s audiences.
Ms. Chang has helped many of her viola students winning positions in the Georgia Honor Program (GHP) and sections and principal positions in All-State Orchestras, Emory Youth Orchestra and Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra.
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Welcome to the William Pu Music AcademyDecember 4, 2017
Welcome to the William Pu Music AcademyApril 29, 2015
Holiday Concert at Von Maur!December 1, 2019
4 WPMA Students Won 1st Prize of GMTA Auditions!November 26, 2019
Taipei Symphony Orchestra performs at Rialto Center of ArtsOctober 2, 2019
2 WPMA Students Won Viola Principals at ASYO!September 29, 2019
WPMA & AFA Co-Founder William Pu Honored by Georgia Secretary of StateSeptember 22, 2019