The Chen String Quartet is comprised of Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Robert Chen, his wife and violinist Laura Park Chen, and their children Beatrice Chen on viola, and Noah Chen on cello.
The Chen String Quartet has been playing together for six years. Committed to community outreach, they play at retirement homes and in hospitals regularly in the Chicago area, and have presented 70 virtual concerts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Robert Chen has been concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1999. Laura Chen is a former member of the first violin section of both Lyric Opera and Grant Park Symphony. Beatrice is a viola student at The Curtis Institute of Music and an alum of From the Top. Noah is a student of Clara Kim at The Juilliard School Pre-College.