Melody Chang

M.M. in Jazz Piano (University of Denver)
Music Audio Production classes

Credentials

Jun Yao "Melody" Chang received her Bachelor of Science in Contemporary Christian Music, and Master of Music in jazz music. She is recognized as a classical and contemporary pianist/keyboardist/recording engineer/songwriter. She has recorded several Christian rock groups, included Nova Child, Singapore or America, and Urban Derivatives, as well as recording urban projects, solo albums, event projects, radio shows, and more. She also records for church events and albums as a pianist/organist.

Academic Interests

Ms. Chang enjoys teaching music theory, piano and audio production, and discussing the intriguing elements of composing music with students since 2007. Keeping up with the newest technologies for keyboards, recording, and mixing is her passion, too.

Personal Interests

Ms. Chang loves cooking, baking, eating good food, and taking care of plants. She also enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures and histories. In addition to teaching, Ms. Chang loves being the Band Director and Assistant Music Director for Wellshire Presbyterian Church and The House Worship Center, and working with youth and music ensembles. She also performs and records with the urban contemporary gospel group, Tyree Morris and Hearts of Worship at conferences, churches, festivals, and special events nationally and internationally. Their upcoming album We Declare will be published in summer 2013.