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Six music majors with their instruments in nature. Overlaid are the words: Tradition. Innovation. Collaboration.

As of October 7, 2020, our department has adopted a new mission statement that incorporates the diversity statement previously found on this page. We are currently working to reimagine this page, so please check back for more updates.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Music Resources

Do the Work Wednesdays

For anti-racism resources from the university, please visit To explore the College of Arts & Sciences’ diversity efforts and resources, please visit

Meet UNC Music’s Diversity Liaison

Clara Yang
Dr. Clara Yang (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Associate Professor Clara Yang

Praised by Fanfare as “a first-rate pianist who isn’t afraid of challenges,” Chinese-American Pianist Clara Yang has performed in notable venues such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall (New York), Auditorio Nacional de Musica (Madrid), the Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing), Remonstrantse Kerk (The Netherlands), the Seymour Centre (Sydney, Australia), the Barclay Theater (Irvine, California), Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theater (Rochester, New York), the Sunset Center (Carmel, California), Memorial Hall (Chapel Hill, North Carolina), Meymandi Concert Hall (Raleigh, North Carolina), and in series such as Carolina Performing Arts, Dame Myra Hess (Chicago Cultural Center), and Museu d’Història de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). She is currently Associate Professor of Music and Head of Keyboard Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Phone: 919-843-7962

Office: 2011 Kenan Music Building