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Lucy Chen

Lucy Chen (age 18) is a composer, pianist, and violinist from Potomac, Maryland who is currently a first year student at Stanford University. She has studied composition with Wang Lu and Yiming Wu and her works have been recognized in the Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, BMI Student Composer Awards, National Young Composer Challenge, and more. Lucy was a composer apprentice for Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra program, studying with Sean Shepherd to premiere an original composition at venues across North America. She has premiered three orchestral pieces with the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra under director Kristofer Sanz. Lucy runs the Young Artists Music Society, an organization dedicated to spreading free concerts and music resources.