Naperville pianist a division finalist in the MTNA Junior Piano Competition

  • Junyuan (Jeremy) Liu, a sixth-grader at Gregory Middle School, is competing in the in the MTNA East Central Division Junior Piano.

    Junyuan (Jeremy) Liu, a sixth-grader at Gregory Middle School, is competing in the in the MTNA East Central Division Junior Piano. Courtesy of Bryan Chen

 
 
Posted11/25/2022 8:42 PM

Junyuan (Jeremy) Liu, an 11-year-old from Naperville, will compete as a division finalist in the MTNA East Central Division Junior Piano.

The son of Jie Liu, he earned this opportunity after winning the Illinois State Junior Piano Competition. A sixth-grader at Gregory Middle School, Jeremy has been studying piano for six years and is currently a student of Sueanne Metz.

 

The winner of the division competition will compete in the National Finals. Division winners will be announced in mid-January.

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, mtnanet@mtna.org or visit the website at www.mtna.org.

Music Teachers National Association is a nonprofit organization comprised of 17,000 independent and collegiate music teachers committed to advancing the value of music study and music making to society and to supporting the professionalism of music teachers. Founded in 1876, Music Teachers National Association is the oldest professional music association in the United States.

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