About Scarlet Chen

Scarlett Chen, age 13, has been playing the violin since age 8 and the piano since age 4. By age 10, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation awarded Scarlett with the Herbert Zipper Scholarship, providing private lessons for both instruments, theory classes, participation in chamber ensembles and orchestra, and providing a high-quality violin, all at the Colburn School of Performing Arts. Because of this scholarship, Scarlett has been studying the violin with Aimee Kreston and piano with Jee Sung Kang since 2013. Scarlett has participated in many summer camps and festivals around California which include performing in the Eastern Sierra Symphony at the Sierra Summer Festival under Maestro Edwin Outwater. She has also participated in a side by side program with LA Opera musicians for the production of Daniel under the baton of Maestro James Conlon. Scarlett has played at numerous Friday Night Recitals and School Recitals at the Colburn School. She recently received honorable mention in the finals of the 2017 ASTA Competition.