Choong-Jin (CJ) Chang was appointed to the Peabody Conservatory viola faculty effective September 2013. A native of Seoul, Korea, Chang was appointed principal viola of the Philadelphia Orchestra in April 2006 after 12 years as associate principal viola.
Victoria Chiang has performed as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician across North America, Europe and Asia. Her most recent recording of the viola concertos of Stamitz and Hoffmeister was released by Naxos to critical acclaim.
Richard Field made his debut with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under Walter Hendl in his third year at the Eastman School of Music (ESM) performing Bartok’s Viola Concerto. He began his musical studies on the violin with Louis Berman of the Curtis String Quartet.