Ellen Chang (17) goes to Westwood High School in Austin, TX. She started playing Guzheng when she was 9. Ellen performs at many Chinese holiday events all year round. Her performances include performances for multi-cultural festivals, Asian American Culture Centers, cultural festivals in many different schools, Chinese new year celebrations, airports, restaurants, retirement homes, temple etc. In addition to these solo performances, she is also apart of a Chinese traditional instrument band. This instrument group performs in many University of Texas student events. On top of Guzheng, Ellen also plays piano and violin. She is part of the Westwood Symphony Orchestra and the Westwood Tennis team. She is also part of the Love of China School of Dance (Chinese dance) and performs with them year round. In her free time she enjoys singing.