In the piano division of the 76th Concours de Genève, the First Prize went last night to Kevin Chen (17, Canada). Other prizes went to musicians from Japan, China and Russia.

Kevin Chen lives in Calgary, Canada, where he studies with Marilyn Engle. Despite his young age, he has already taken part in many famous international competitions, winning 1st Prize at the Liszt Competition in Budapest, 1st Prize at the Mozart Competition in Lugano (junior section) and 1st Prize at the Hilton Head Competition in Washington. Kevin Chen is also an avid composer, with nearly 100 works to his credit, including symphonies and a piano concerto.

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