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Ray Chen, the talent of youth

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Ray Chen started playing violin when he was only four years old and quickly mastered the instrument. By age eight he was invited to play solo with the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra. Chen was also invited to perform at the opening celebration concert for the 1998 Winter Olympic Games.

Chen has been rewarded many times for beening a young and talented musician, from scholarships to 'Musician of the Year'. He has won multiple competitions and studied under great violinests. Chen's current teacher Aaron Rosand of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and is under contract with Sony Classical.