May Chang

May Chang

New Age Composer of NARAS

Voting Member of Grammy Awards

Composer of California Opera House

Composer / Music Producer of NGA Pictures

CEO & Founder of Southern California Visual and Performing Arts Academy

CEO & Founder of Southern California Visual & Performing Arts Educational Foundation

Composing music has become a part of May’s life for years, she started learning Piano since the age of 5. Some of May’s compositions include: several pieces in Classical , New Age & Ambient,  such as Evanescence Of a Butterfly’s Dream, Counterclockwise Legend, Teardrop of Tulips, Dancing on the Cliff, Cactus in Grief, Mirage in Heaven, Wish, Reflections, Longing…….etc.

May is currently involved with research at CSPFA (Charter School Policy, Finance, and Administration) in UCLA. She also completed the CSML – Leading Change Program from Harvard Business School . Her goal is to develop V.P.A (VAPA) K12 schools for 2020-2021 school year in Southern California. She is also devoted to collaborating and developing VAPA programs/workshops/seminars in music for Private/Public Schools (K12), community programs such as Symphony Orchestras, Marching Band, Piano/Keyboard classes, Strings (Violin, viola, Cello)/Winds classes, Music appreciation.

May is also the consideration of 59th Grammy Awards and a Voting member of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) since 2016. Her compositions was on the official ballot of  59th Grammy awards under the categories of  “Best New Artist” , ” Best New Age Album”  & ” Best  Instrumental Composition”.

Her first album ” Evanescence of a Butterfly’s Dream” which released in June/2016 and second album  “Reflections on the New Age ” which released in  September/2017 is now globalized downloadable from iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spotify, Sound cloud, YouTube, Amazon, iMusic,  CDBaby……etc.

Her second album is successfully submitted for the 2018 60th Grammy Awards in New Age Genre.

Hamid R. (Sasha) Lavassani