A native of San Francisco, California, Daniel Chang is a Master’s degree candidate in the studio of David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music. He began his music studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Preparatory Department where he studied composition with Michael Kaulkin and piano with June Choi Oh. He continued his education at the San Francisco Conservatory for a B.M.A. in composition with David Conte and studied piano with Alla Gladysheva. At Eastman Daniel was recently awarded the Gerald Barnes Organ Prize for Excellence in Pipe Organ.