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Prodigy child stares at piano captivating everyone when her fingers touch the keys
She moved her fingers so fast I wasn't ready for it!
Rebecca Reid
03.02.22

What were you doing at age 5?

If you think back to when you were 5-years-old…you may remember playing outside in the sandbox or learning your letters and numbers. Not many people can say that at the age of 5 they were giving a flawless rendition of Bach’s Prelude No. 21 in B Flat Major with a cheery smile on their face.

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Meet Anke Chen, a piano prodigy.

Well, there is one young girl who did just that and her star keeps shining brighter and brighter. Anke Chen, born in 2011, is a true piano prodigy that is continuously inspiring the world with her talent.

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She beamed with pride.

The early videos of Anke Chen wowing crowds at such a young age shot her to international stardom. She was a rising star in China and across the world due to her hard work and natural talent. The Chinese media even started to call her a ‘Modern Mozart.’ – themusicman.com

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Her talent is unmatched.

Anke Chen, now 10, was stunning crowds at the tender age of 5. Her natural talent and hard work gave her the rare ability to play incredibly difficult pieces with ease. Chen not only played flawless performances, but she also infused them with such power and passion that people couldn’t get enough. Soon her talents were getting noticed around the world.

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A guest appearance on The Ellen Show.

Chen was invited to showcase her amazing abilities on The Ellen Show in 2017 and she didn’t disappoint. She chose to play the outrageously difficult Keyboard Concerto BWV974 by Bach. The audience sat in pure astonishment watching this little lady move her tiny fingers up and down the keys producing a perfectly beautiful sound. She had only been playing for three years prior to the Ellen Show performance. – classicfm.com

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She wanted to make her dad happy.

After her father expressed interest in her learning to play the piano, 4-year-old Anke, was ready for the challenge. She was soon perfecting her talent at the Tianjin Conservatory of Music in China. – classicfm.com We are pretty sure her dad is one proud papa.

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4 hours of practice each day.

Even though it is hard for Chen to get any better at the piano, she dedicates 4 hours a day for piano practice. She also has her own YouTube channel that has received over 2 million views.

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Her talent and her personality shine.

Anke has also been featured on the TV show called “Little Big Shots” in Australia. The video of Chen playing quickly went viral after the show aired. The speed and accuracy of her playing set her apart and there was no limit to what could achieve later in life. Now, at age 10, Chen is still uploading her jaw-dropping videos to YouTube. One of her recent videos was of her playing Bach’s Sinfonia 11 in G minor, BWV 797. The performance is emotional, thought-provoking, and truly mesmerizing.

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Now watch the incredible video of this piano superstar.

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By Rebecca Reid
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Rebecca Reid is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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