Incoming first year student Eric Charles Chen ’23 has won first prize at the 2019 Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition with his rendition of Prokofiev's Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 63.
Eric will matriculate with the class of 2023 as a Bachelor of Music student, and will study with Donald Weilerstein.
Eric joins past NEC winners of the Cooper Competition George Li, Evren Ozel, and Andrew Li. More about NEC Cooper Competition winners