Qing Yu Chen, violin

Hometown: Queens, New York

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In addition to winning both From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, and the Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Award, Qing Yu has also received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s College Scholarship, which she will use toward tuition for the Columbia University/Juilliard School joint program. Congratulations, Qing Yu!

Meet Qing Yu

Qing Yu Chen appeared on Show 280, recorded in November 2013, at age 13, and Show 294 in August 2014, at age 14. She also performed on Show 324 with Clef Trio in May 2016.

Program Bio from Show 280:

Qing Yu Chen (violin), 13, is from Queens, New York, and is a student of Masao Kawasaki at The Juilliard Pre-College Division. She plays in the Juilliard String Ensemble and the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony, and has participated in Aspen Summer Music Festival and School. She is a recipient of From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, and also received the Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Award in 2013. A middle school student at Marie Curie M.S. 158 in Queens, New York, Qing Yu hopes to one day become a doctor.

Listen to Qing Yu

Show 280, Wingate, NC
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28, by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)

Show 294, Aspen, CO
Allegro con brio from Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms

Show 324, New York, NY
IV. Finale. Prestissimo from Piano Trio in C minor, Op.1 No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven

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