Pitch-Perfect Pianist

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P.J. Gelinas Junior High School seventh-grader Amy Liu has been selected as one of 12 students from New York State to perform at the 11th Annual New York State School Music Association Piano Showcase in Rochester at the 2016 NYSSMA Winter Conference. This is the second year she was chosen to perform at this celebrated event.

To receive this high honor, Amy earned a perfect score of 100 on her NYSSMA Level 6 solo, a positive adjudicator recommendation and a well-received video application. At the conference, she will perform Alberto Ginastera’s Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2, No. 3.

Amy is a dedicated musician who began her piano study at the age of 5 and was accepted to the Manhattan School of Music Precollege as a piano major in May. In addition to piano, she also performs on both flute and piccolo in the Gelinas wind ensemble.