Welcome to the website of physician and pianist Christopher Shih.  For more information about his medical practice, please visit Regional GI.

Winner, 2011 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs
Winner, 2008 Concours International de Grands Amateurs de Piano
Winner, 2007 Boston International Piano Competition for Exceptional Amateurs

Winner, 2006 Washington International Piano Amateurs Competition

"Effortless...consummate...an intelligent and thoughtful musician."
        -- The New York Times

"Flawless...compelling...a joy to the ear."
        -- Washington Post

        -- Philadelphia Inquirer

"Remarkable musicianship."
Baltimore Sun

"Could hold his own with just about any pianist on the concert circuit today."
        -- Fort Worth Weekly

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Granados: Goyescas for Piano, Op. 11
Brahms: Variations (11) for Piano on an Original Theme, Op. 21 no 1
Chopin: Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60
Liszt: Totentanz for Piano, S 525
Liszt: Totentanz for Piano and Orchestra, S 126
Poulenc: Concerto for 2 Pianos in D minor
Bach-Hess: Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring: Chorale from Cantata No. 147
Petri: Sheep May Safely Graze
Kempff: Prelude to the Ratswahl Cantata
Debussy: En Bateau
Rachmaninov: Lullaby (arrangement of Tchaikovsky Op. 16 no 1), TNiii/14
Liszt: Isolde's "Liebestod" from Wagner's "Tristan", S 447
Horowitz: Variations on a Theme from Bizet's "Carmen"
Brahms: Variations and Fugue for Piano in B flat major on a theme by Handel, Op. 24
Schumann: Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44
Dvorak: Trio for Piano and Strings no 4 in E minor, Op. 90/B 166 "Dumky"
Prokofiev: Sonata for Piano no 7 in B flat major, Op. 83
Tchaikovsky: Nocturne for Cello and Piano
Tchaikovsky: Pezzo capriccioso, Op. 62
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Paganini: Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40
Elgar: Salut d'amour, Op. 12
Liszt: Totentanz for Piano and Orchestra, S 126
Brahms: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34
Brahms: Variations for 2 Pianos on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56b "St Anthony"
Dukas: L'apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
Milhaud: Scaramouche: Suite for 2 Pianos, Op. 165b
Schumann: Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44
Dvorak: Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155
Brahms: Quartet No. 1 in G minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 25