[ students & alumni ]
Flutist Joanna Wu, a second year master’s student at YSM, has won first place in Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra’s Annual Instrumental Competition. Wu’s win earns her the opportunity to reprise her performance of Nielsen’s Concerto for flute and orchestra with the ECSO and conductor Toshi Shimada on February 25, 2017. She will also receive a cash prize of $3,000.
Shimada, who also serves as director of the Yale Symphony Orchestra, spoke highly of Wu’s performance, noting that she earned a unanimous vote among the jurors. MORE