Shih-Yuan Chang is a pianist, and a piano instructor. She has been on this musical journey for 25 years. She won several prizes and performed a lot. Mrs. Chang likes teaching students and performing because she believes music is powerful, music is magical, and music is a universal language that connects everyone globally; music has healing power. Shih-Yuan’s long-term goal for her students is to become independent and foster an enjoyment of music that lasts a lifetime. To achieve this goal, there are many milestone goals along the way: a solid foundation in music theory, good sight-reading and technical skills, good listening and problem-solving skills. As students progress, teacher will focus on artistry and performance skills. Mrs. Chang hopes her students develop a deep appreciation for the music of great composers as they will explore different styles of piano literature.
People know Mrs. Chang as a professional pianist, piano teacher. Here is what most people don’t know about Shih-Yaun: “I always think having a healthy mindset and body will optimize our daily life, our performances. I am always interested in the science behind music, the relationships and effects between medicine and music”.