Villa Maria Junior Rachel Chen has been attending the prestigious Manhattan School of Music Precollege program. The Manhattan School of Music is a conservatory located in the upper west side of Manhattan, two blocks from Columbia University. Music students from all over the world travel to the United States to study at The Manhattan School of Music.
Rachel, who plays violin, has been traveling to NYC every Saturday. She is taking a weekly private lesson with Maria Radicheva, along with such classes as theory, ear training and in most advance orchestra in MSM.