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LIVE: Jennifer Yu Wang, 17, flute

Jennifer Yu-23 edited_745On Saturday’s live broadcast, we feature 17 year old flutist Jennifer Yu Wang.

Jennifer is a junior at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and has studied flute with Susan Levitin for 8 years. Jennifer’s awards include being a winner of the senior division at the 2013 Chicago Flute Club and also being a winner at the 2016 DePaul Youth Concerto Festival. In 2014, she held first chair in the National Flute Association High School Flute Choir at the NFA annual convention.

Jennifer currently plays principal in the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of the CYSO for 5 years. She also participates in a number of chamber music groups, including Zephyrus Winds, a woodwind quintet that was a quarter finalist in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. Zephyrus Winds has also won the Discover Chamber Music competition, and has also most recently won the Barnett Chamber Music competition. In solo achievements, Jenny has most recently been awarded first place in the Young Artists division of the Society of American Musicians competition.

  • Barbara Kottmeier

    What an amazing performance. I’m so happy to hear Jenny plans to continue with music even after she become a doctor. It was a thrill to listen to this accomplished young woman.

  • Xiaohong Yu

    Wow, Jenny, looking forward to listening to your beautiful music!

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