Daniel Liu '22 will represent the state of Maryland to compete as the only Division Finalist in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Eastern Division Junior Piano Competition.
Daniel earned the opportunity after winning the Maryland State Division of the MTNA Junior Piano Competition. He has studied piano for 9 years and is currently a student of Dr. Dmitri Nazarenko.
Daniel is a multiple-time winner of the Viola Hartman Piano Performance Awards, the Miriam Shields Gottlieb Memorial Piano Competition, and Maryland State Music Teacher Association Spring Solo Festival for String Instruments. He placed in both the 2018 William Knabe International Young Artist Piano Competition and the 2018 Annual Young Artist Award hosted by the city of Gaithersburg, Maryland.
The winner of the MTNA competition will compete in the National Finals during the MTNA National Conference in Spokane, Washington, in March. National Finalists will be announced in January.
Photo courtesy of the Music Teachers National Association