Digestion doctor wins first YouTube piano contest

June 3, 2008

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May 31, 2008 – Dr. Christopher Shih, a gastroenterologist who also knows his way around the works of Chopin and Bach, won the Van Cliburn Foundation’s first YouTube piano contest for amateurs aged 35 and over, the organization said yesterday.

Shih’s winning entry, posted on Google Inc.’s YouTube, was a video of his solo piano performance of Los Requiebros from the piano suite Goyescas written by Spanish composer Enrique Granados. Read the rest of this entry »