Maryland Doctor Wins Cliburn YouTube Contest

May 30, 2008

KERA Art & Seek
by Olin Chism

May 30th, 2008-¬†Christopher Shih, a 35-year-old gastroenterologist from Maryland, has won the first YouTube Contest for amateur pianists sponsored by the Van Cliburn Foundation. He will receive automatic entry into the sixth International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, which will be held in Fort Worth in the spring of 2011. Read the rest of this entry »