A native of Seoul, Korea, Choong-Jin (C.J.) Chang became principal viola of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2006 after having joined the Orchestra in 1994. He studied in Philadelphia at the Esther Boyer College of Music of Temple University and at the Curtis Institute of Music, from which he received degrees in both violin and viola. His primary teachers were Jascha Brodsky and retired Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Viola Joseph dePasquale. Mr. Chang is a founding member of the Johannes Quartet. Alongside his extensive performing activities, Mr. Chang is a respected teacher on both violin and viola. He currently serves as the viola professor at John Hopkins University’s Peabody Conservatory of Music.
Admission is FREE, though space is limited.
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