Yu-Mei Chang (Mei) is a music director and keyboard player active on theatre stages in Taiwan and Mainland China. After graduating from Taipei National University of Art, Mei started her career as an assistant and became a famous music director in China and Taiwan.
She is best known for her music direction of the musical theatre in Mandarin productions, such as Avenue Q (2013-2014), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2015), Daddy Long Legs (2018), Murder Ballad (2017-2019), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (2021), Laundry (South Korea, 2015), Midnight Diner (South Korea, 2018), etc. As a keyboard player, May participated in Mamma Mia! (the Mandarin production, 2013-2014), Thrill Me (the Mandarin production, 2016), Jekyll and Hyde (the Mandarin production, 2017), The Phantom of the Opera international tour (Guangzhou & Beijing, 2015-2016; Taipei, 2020), and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Taiwan, 2021-2022), Next to Normal (Taiwan, 2023) etc.
As an instructor, Yu-Mei was a member of the teaching team in the Musical Theatre Training Project, an annual official workshop held by the Taipei Performing Art Center in Taiwan from 2019 to 2021.
Now, she's the visiting assistant professor at Carthage College.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
- Other Countries
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- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Music Assistant
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Audition Pianist
- Classroom Music Teacher
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Rehearsal Pianist
- Voice Teacher (Private Studio)
- Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)
- Graduate School