Wendy Chen has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the baton of André Previn, the Boston Pops, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Uruguay’s Orquesta Sinfonica del Sodre, and New Zealand’s Auckland Philharmonia and Wellington Sinfonia. She has given recitals throughout the United States, including appearances at New York City’s Alice Tully Hall and 92nd Street Y, and Washington D.C.’s John F. Kennedy Center. As a chamber musician, Ms. Chen has performed at the Tangelwood, Aspen, Seattle, Bridgehampton, and Spoleto festivals, as well as with the El Paso Pro Musica, Bargemusic, and the Boston Chamber Society. Ms. Chen has won numerous awards, including first prizes at the Seventeen Magazine/General Motors National Concerto Competition, the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and the Bronislaw Kaper National Concerto Competition. In 1990, she became the youngest winner ever of the National Chopin Competition and was one of the inaugural recipients of the Irving S. Gilmore Young Artists Award. Born in Los Angeles, Wendy Chen attended the R.D. Colburn School of Performing Arts. Her teachers have included Dorothy Hwang, Aube Tzerko, and Kwang-Wu Kim. Ms. Chen received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees as a student of Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University. Her Solo debut recording Chopin-Bolero was released in 1998. She appears courtesy of RCM Records.