Jessica Chang

Taiwanese-American violist Jessica Chang is the founder and director of Chamber Music by the Bay, which brings concerts to over 2,000 youth in the San Francisco Bay Area annually. Festival appearances include Festival Mozaic, Bard Music West, the Perlman Workshop, Aspen, Verbier, Tanglewood, Taos, Prussia Cove, Juneau Jazz & Classics, Music from Angel Fire, Savannah Music Festival, and performances on NPR’s Performance Today. She has also served as violist of the Afiara Quartet, with whom she served as Quartet-in-Residence at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto and visiting faculty at The Banff Centre. Jessica holds degrees from Yale, The Juilliard School, and the Curtis Institute of Music, and performs frequently with ensembles throughout Northern California including Chamber Music Silicon Valley and Ensemble San Francisco. She also leads a dual career in information security and is an industry-recognized speaker and presenter globally on building and scaling security culture.