FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Jersey Flute Player Jodie Chiou is a Division Finalist in MTNA Senior Woodwind Competition.
Marlboro, New Jersey (November 1st)—Jodie Chiou, a Marlboro, New Jersey native, will travel to Glassboro in January to compete as a Division Finalist in the MTNA Senior Woodwind Competition.
Chiou, daughter of Sophia and Arthur, earned this opportunity after winning the State Division of the MTNA Senior Woodwind Competition. A junior at Biotechnology High School, Chiou has been studying flute for 7 years and is currently a student of Joseph Lu.
Chiou has been playing the flute since she was nine and is currently seventeen. She has been successful in the NJMTA Young Artists’ Competition, the CJMEA Regions Orchestra, the NJMEA All-States Band, and the All-National Honor Ensembles’ Concert Band. Chiou was awarded Gold Prize in the Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2015 Young Artists Concerto Competition. She is principal flute of the Bravura Youth Orchestra’s Sinfonia.
The MTNA Senior Woodwind Competition will take place on Saturday, January 23rd and Sunday, January 24th, during the MTNA Eastern Conference. The winner of this competition will compete in the National Finals during the MTNA National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, in April.
The three-tiered MTNA competitions begin at the state level. Winners of each State Competition advance to the division competition. Division winners then proceed to the National Competition Finals.
To receive more information about the MTNA National Competitions, including competition rules and applications please contact MTNA national headquarters at (888) 512-5278, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.mtna.org.
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