Shirley Chen is a 15-year-old student who has been selected to play the piano at Carnegie Hall in NYC on May 17th, 2019, as part of the “Little Mozart’s Competition.”
The competition which is open to Junior, Intermediate and Advance levels for all instrumentalists, vocalists, and duets. The process of selection is very selective and only the top few are chosen to play their chosen medium.
Shirley Chen, daughter of Denise and Jian Chen, local restaurant owners of Hunan Garden have provided Shirley with a musical arts education since the young age of 6. Shirley practices the piano over 20 hours a week on top of a taking a vigorous course load of AP classes.
Shirley never claims to be the best but with hard work and determination she says that anyone can achieve greatness.