Brian Chung serves as Senior Vice President of Kawai America Corporation. He is a past president of the Piano Manufacturers Association International, a former Chair of the Board of Trustees for MTNA Foundation, a past member of the Board of Directors for NAMM and a 2004 MTNA Foundation Fellow. After receiving an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, he studied piano and conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London) as a Rotary Foundation Scholar. Returning to the States, he pursued jazz studies as the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. After several years as a professional musician, private teacher and composer, he completed an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
With a diverse career that includes experience as a performer, educator, conference speaker and music industry executive, Mr. Chung is devoted to the cause of advancing music participation across America and around the world.