Angelina Chen, 15, is a sophomore at Northwood High School. She began playing piano at the age of four and since then has studied under multiple teachers, including Li Wang, Esmiralda Roushanova, and Lilit Babayan at the Moscow Central School of Music; she now studies with Susan Wong. In 2014, she received first prize at the American Fine Arts Festival and was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York. Since then, Angelina has placed at many competitions, such as the LA Gold Star Young Musician Competition, SYMF, Diamond Bar Performing Arts Academy (DBPAC), Bach Festival, and Sonata Festival. In 2015, she was interviewed by AM1300 for her exceptional knowledge of Chinese and American arts. At Northwood High School, Angelina dances in one of the performing groups and is a member of marching band. In her free time, Angelina enjoys writing and baton twirling, both of which she has received state recognition for.