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15-year-old pianist wins first in SF State professor’s competition
The crowd fell silent and gazed toward center stage as the pianist, Alex Chien, sat at the black grand piano. His fingers tapped the black and white keys and his head followed the melody of Franz Liszt’s “Rhapsodie Espagnole.” .......
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11-year-old pianist to perform in Turlock
Alex Chien isn't your average sixth-grader.
(Prof.) Thomas believes Alex is cut out for a career in the world of piano performance.
"Alex is the most talented young pianist I have ever heard," he said. "The musical detail and maturity he brings to his playing is as artistic as any top professional adult pianist I have ever heard. It's fun to see this little kid up at the piano and hear a completely grown-up sound. It's amazing!"
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