Composer Spotlight: KaMan Chang
Originally from Beijing, China, KaMan Chang is in her second year of graduate school in Scoring for Media at NYU. She is one of the winners of the 2019-2020 NYU Film Scoring Competition. She has collaborated with many different artists, including directors, game developers, and fashion designers. Many films she scored have been awarded and selected for multiple screenings, including the award winning films, My Father’s Secret (2016) by Yumeng Zhang and Post (2018) by Claudia Dillard.
Coming from a classical background, she learned piano when she was young. At the age of 18, she moved to the US and started to learn composition in Walnut Hill High School for the Arts. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Composition from the Eastman School of Music. In her senior year, she found her new interest in film scoring. She moved to NYC after finishing college and currently studies film scoring with Irwin Fisch, Chris Hajian, John Krafer and Mark Suozzo at NYU. Besides being a composer for both media and concerts, she is also a pianist, orchestrator, arranger and music copyist.