Shoua Chang Yang

A Community leader and talented Hmong artist known in the United States for his artistic skills and musical talents. Mr. Yang is a local Hmong musician who is an expert in playing over seven Hmong instruments, including five kinds of flutes, qeej (bamboo reed), xim xaus (two-string violin), nplooj (leaf), ncas (jaw harp), etc. His artistic skills and talents won him First Place at the Hmong International Arts and Music Competition in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in the mid 1990’s. Mr Yang is referred to as the “King of Hmong Folk Music” and has performed at the Hmong New Year, educational events and the annual Hmong Gala Dinner in Madison.