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Christopher Shih: Time to quit your day job?

Posted at 8:16 AM on June 3, 2008 by John Birge

Dr. Christopher Shih of Maryland won the Van Cliburn Foundation's first YouTube piano contest for amateurs. His day job? Gastroenterologist.

Here he is in action: