Jade Chen (14 years old) is in 10th grade at Diamond Bar High School. She started learning piano when she was five. As a Gold Medal winner of the 2012 AADGT International Young Musicians Competition, and a first prize winner of the 2008 American Fine Arts Festival Competition, Jade gave two performances at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. She was also the 1st prize winner of the 2015 Robert Turner Piano Concerto Competition, 1st prize winner of the 2014 CAPMT State Honors Auditions, and 1st prize winner of the 2011 CAPMT State Concerto Competition. Other competitions she has won 1st prize in include: Glendale Piano Competition, UDACS, SYMF, MTAC Branch, and Cypress College Piano Competition. Jade currently studies with Rufus Choi, and her first teacher was Elena Makarova.