Oliver Chen, piano

Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Meet Oliver

Oliver will appear on Show 387 at the Interlochen Arts Academy on March 19, 2020.

Oliver Chen (piano), 18, hails from  Ames, Iowa. He is a senior at Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan, where he studies piano with Michael Coonrod. Chen cites learning the Chopin Étude Op. 10, No. 1 in C major among his major accomplishments due to its complexity and challenging fingerwork. When he is not practicing, Chen enjoys listening to a wide variety of music, reading, and photography.