Boston based flutist, Lidia Chang, is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. A versatile musician and well-rounded scholar, she double majored in Flute Performance and Music History. During her time studying the modern flute with Christopher Krueger at the University of Massachusetts, she performed in many of the large ensembles including the University Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Five College Opera Program, and was also active in the University of Massachusetts Marching Band as a section leader. She performed regularly with the Five College Eurydice Ensembles, and co-founded the University of Massachusetts Baroque Orchestra, the University's first period instrument orchestra.
Lidia went on to earn a Master's Degree in Early Music Performance on the Baroque flute at McGill University's Schulich School of Music in Montreal, Canada. During her time at McGill she studied with Claire Guimond and performed frequently in the University's early music ensembles and the McGill Baroque Orchestra. Having graduated from McGill, Lidia works as a freelance musician and has the pleasure of performing with a number of modern and period instrument ensembles including the Compagnie Baroque Mont-Royal, Ensemble ad Libitum, the Route 9 Ensemble, and Ensemble Musica Humana, of which she is a founding member. Recently she has joined the substitute roster of the Handel and Haydn Society and released an album of Irish Baroque music (Turlough O’Carolan: A Life in Song).
Summer Music Festival flute coach.