6-year-old piano prodigy from Orange 'feels the music'

Jason Chen has already played at Carnegie Hall four times and won a first prize.

Jason Chen has already played at Carnegie Hall four times and won a first prize. (7/26/16)

ORANGE - A 6-year-old boy from Orange has a very special talent that has taken him to places he and his family never dreamed of.

Jason Chen started playing piano last January and in only four months was playing his first international competition.

Felicia Zhang, his teacher, says not many kindergartners can key in on a musical talent like Jason. She says he is one of the brightest students she's had in 28 years of teaching because he has an even more incredible gift: he can feel his music.

Jason has already played at Carnegie Hall four times and won a first prize.

Jason practices every day and says he would like to play the piano professionally when he grows up. 

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