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Flute Alumna Wins Concerto Competition, Performs at Flute Festival Master Class

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Flutist Xin Jing, (MM, flute performance, 2013) who is currently a second-year DMA student in flute performance at the University of Northern Colorado School of Music, Greeley, is the winner of UNC’s 2015-6 Rocky Mountain Concerto Competition. The final round was November 21, 2015.  She will perform as soloist with the UNC Wind Ensemble during the 2016-17 school year.

Xin Jing was also one of five flutists selected by the Colorado Flute Association to perform for world-renowned flutist and New England Conservatory flute professor Paula Robison at the 2015 Colorado Flute Fair, November 7, Denver.  

Xin Jing currently studies with UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance alumnus James Hall (MM, flute performance, 2000; DMA, flute performance, 2005), Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Northern Colorado.  

Her undergraduate degrees are from the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music.  Both Xin Jing and James Hall are former flute students of UMKC Conservatory flute professor Mary Posses.

Before coming to the United States, Xin Jing earned a Bachelor of Arts in flute performance and English literature from Shanxi University and a Master of Arts from the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Wang Yongxin.

Congratulations!

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu