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Dr. Annalisa Chang

Assistant Professor, Director of Music Education


Office: Music Education 225
Visual and Performing Arts
College of Arts & Sciences
AnnalisaChang@clayton.edu

Biography

Annalisa C. Chang is Assistant Professor and Director of Music Education at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. She received her Ph.D. in Music Education from Florida State University. She also holds degrees in Music Education (M.M. and B.M.) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she was a North Carolina Teaching Fellow. At Clayton State, Dr. Chang teaches music education courses, string methods, music technology, music appreciation, and supervises student teachers. She also serves as the Associate Conductor of the Clayton County Youth Orchestra and the director of the CSU Music Preparatory School. Her research has been presented at state, national, and international music education conferences. Additionally, she has been a clinician at state in-service conferences (Georgia, Florida and North Carolina), the American String Teachers Association National Conference, and the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic.

Education

BM, Music Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2009

MM, Music Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2013

Ph D, Music Education, Florida State University, 2017

Awards and Honors

Gene Hatfield Service Award, Clayton State University College of Arts and Sciences, Award, 2020

Intellectual Contributions

Annalisa C. Chang, Angela Ammerman, String Teacher Preparation Programs in the United States, String Research Journal/American String Teachers Association – June 2020

Annalisa C. Chang, Starting Fresh for the New Year: Tips for the Non-String Player on Improving Tone in the String Classroom, ArkMEA Journal/ Arkansas Music Educators Association – September 2019

Presentations

Kasia Bugaj, Annalisa C. Chang, Gracious Approaches to the Plight of the Purple Vioiln, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic December 21 2017

Annalisa C. Chang, T. Devin Reid, The Bluegrass Breakdown: Teaching Improvisation in the Classroom, American String Teachers Association National Conference, American String Teachers Association –  March 7 2020

Annalisa C. Chang, The status of string teacher education programs in the United States, Music and Research Teacher Education National Conference, National Association for Music Education –  March 23 2018

Annalisa C. Chang, String teachers’ perceptions of inclusion of students with autism in string classrooms., Music and Research Teacher Education National Conference, National Association for Music Education –  March 24 2018

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

College, UCARE, Committee Chair –  November 1 2019 to Present

Service to the Profession

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal, American String Teachers Association, National –  January 1 2020 to Present

Service to the Community

Other, Clayton County Youth Orchestra, Local –  September 7 2017 to Present