in Chengdu, China to a musical family, pianist Chen
becoming an active figure on stages in both China and the United States. As a soloist, Chen gives numerous recitals
every year in China and America, passing his musical inspirations to thousands
of audience. As a chamber musician, Chen enjoys working with outstanding
instrumentalists and vocalists from all over the world. Chen is a frequent
concerto soloist with Chong Qing Philharmonic in China and the Greece Symphony
Orchestra in the United States, and he has also appeared as a soloist multiple
times with the Lynn Philharmonic in Boca Raton, FL.
is the winner of the 3rd Lira International Piano competition in St.
Petersburg, Russia, the Big Arts Classical Music Scholarship Competition and
the Lynn Concerto Competition. He also won top prizes in many other
competitions including “Imola” International Piano Festival and
Competition in Italy, Piano Texas Music Festival Concerto Competition and the
Chautauqua Music Festival Piano Competition.
performing, Chen has a huge passion for teaching and music education. He is
currently a Teaching Assistant for class piano at Eastman School of Music, as
well as the Artistic Director for “Beyond the Clouds” summer piano festival in
received his Bachelor’s degree in piano performance from both Sichuan
Conservatory of Music in China and Lynn University Conservatory of Music in
Boca Raton, FL. He earned his Master of Music degree from Eastman School of
Music, under the tutelage of Ms. Natalya Antonova, and is now continuing his studies
with her for his DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) in Piano Performance and
Literature. Chen’s other major teachers include Ying Cai, Daxin Zheng, Ai Zeng,
Dr. Roberta Rust, Yixian Li (composition) and Dr. Thomas L. McKinley