Anita Chen

Anita Chen was born in New Jersey in July 1991. At the age of 4 she began her piano studies with her mother Kuei-Ying Chen, and at five she started to learn violin as well. Anita entered The Juilliard School of Music N.Y., Pre-College Division at the age of seven, as a piano major student of Dr. Antonio Fermin. Anita has won prizes in several major piano competitions including three first prizes for the American Music Teacher Association from 1997 to 1998, and performed in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall. She also won first place in the violin competitions sponsored by NJMTA at 7 years old.

Anita gave her first piano and violin concert at eight years old in the Rutgers Nicholas Music Center. At age ten, she passed the violin entrance audition for Juilliard while studying with Hyo Kang and later with Stephen Clapp at Juilliard. At age 11, she performed both piano and violin at eight concerts with the St. Luke’s Chamber Orchestra in the Isaac Stern Carnegie Hall. She is currently a piano student of Oxana Yablonskaya at Juilliard majoring in piano while she continues studying violin with Albert Markov at the Manhattan School of Music N.Y.

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