Li-Ly Chang, is a pianist, composer, teacher, and chamber musician. She has received many grants and awards including MD State Arts Council, Jordan Kitts Music Teacher's Enrichment grant, MD State Music Teachers Association and Montgomery County Music Teachers Association grants .
Her performances include the Dame Myra Hess Series, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Roosevelt Hall, Shriver Hall, Strathmore Center, Savannah on Stage Festival, Levine School, and New England Conservatory.
Her piano teachers include Sacha Gorodnitzki, Leon Fleisher, Sequeira Costa, Fernando Laires, Walter Hautzig, Jack Winerock and Ming Tcherepnin.
Her composition teachers are Joe Nelson, John Pozdro and Henry Mitchell.
She has been invited to perform and teach at International School in Shanghai in 2017. She was a music panelist for the Maryland State Arts Council and is the Director of the International Young Artist Piano Competition, Washington DC. She is a faculty member at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD.
“The Ensemble, with Li-Ly Chang, pianist, showed expert partnership, emotional expressiveness, and a firm sense of partnership” - The Washington Post.
“Shostakovich' Piano Quintet gives room to Ms Chang’s piano virtuosity. Her playing with Sunrise Quartet’s was mesmerizing with a touch a Russian sentiments” - World Journal