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Hana Chang (New Generation Artist)

Hana Chang (New Generation Artist)
  • 2002 (United States);
  • Began her violin studies with Ida Kavafian at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia;
  • Gave her first solo performance at the age of seven with the NEC Baroque Chamber Orchestra;
  • Performed as a soloist with, among others, the Prague Radio Symphony, Philharmonie Baden-Baden, Czech Virtuosi, National Theater Orchestra, Hunan Symphony, Utah Symphony, Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra;
  • Played at various festivals such as the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Smetana Litomyšl National Festival, Deer Valley Music Festival, Mladá Praha International Music Festival, Vevey Spring Classic Festival and Sion Festival;
  • Won first prize at the Stradivarius International Violin Competition, second prize at the Louis Spohr International Competition and the Beethoven Hradec International Violin Competition, third prize at the Prague Spring International Violin Competition and silver medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the third prize and the Mozart Prize at the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition and second prize at the first edition of the Internationalen Violinwettbewerb Stuttgart;
  • Is currently studying at the Kronberg Academy with Christian Tetzlaff;
  • Is still supervised by Ida Kavafian and Janine Jansen, with whom she studied at the Haute École de Musique in Sion;
  • Plays a 1647 Nicolò Amati violin made available to her by the Rin Collection in Singapore and on a beautiful violin by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, kindly loaned by a generous patron through J & A Beare and the Beare’s International Violin Society as part of the prize at the International Violinwettbewerb Stuttgart.