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"EVERY CHILD IS AN ARTIST. THE PROBLEM IS HOW TO REMAIN AN ARTIST ONCE [THEY GROW] UP. "
"THERE IS A GARDEN IN EVERY CHILDHOOD. AN ENCHANTED PLACE WHERE COLORS ARE BRIGHTER, THE AIR SOFTER, AND THE MORNING MORE FRAGRANT THAN EVER AGAIN."
Vivian is a graduate of the Juilliard School and maintains a teaching studio in Chevy Chase, MD. She is passionate about getting her students and their families excited about music, strives to connect with each individual, and is committed to working with kids with special educational needs.
Founder of Vivian Chang Studios, Vivian engaged over 40 artists and 200 students through creative offerings during the pandemic. Vivian also works as Artist Faculty for the Juilliard K-12 Department and serves as Piano Lead for Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard. Vivian has also taught as a Juilliard Visiting Artist for Nord Anglia Schools and recorded numerous educational programs for Boston and NYC Public Schools. A champion of inclusion and accessibility, Vivian piloted music programs for children with special educational needs in both New York and Washington, DC and was recognized with a distinguished service award for her volunteerism. An active chamber musician, Vivian has performed at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and venues throughout NY, Boston, Italy and more. Vivian earned degrees from The Juilliard School (DMA, MM) and Oberlin College (BM).
The studio's local pianists attend public schools in Montgomery County, Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, as well as Beauvoir, Concord Hill, Holton Arms, Landon, Little Flower, Maret, Milton Gottesman, Sandy Spring Friends, Sidwell Friends, St. Albans, St. Andrews and Washington Episcopal. Our virtual pianists zoom from Boston, India, New Jersey, San Francisco and Thailand. Graduates of the studio currently study at Carleton College, University of Chicago, Clemson University, Fordham University, McGill University, University of Michigan, Rochester Institute of Technology, and University of Vermont.