We are pleased to announce that Queenie Dai is the winner of this year’s Concerto
Scholarship Concert. Queenie Dai is 14 years old, and a high school student at Jericho
High School. She started flute at the age of 9 and was accepted into the Manhattan
School of Music Pre-College at the age of 11. She won the Young Musicians Contest
hosted by NYFC at the age of 13 and was accepted into the Juilliard School of Music Pre-
college the same year. She is currently studying with Bart Feller and has studied with
Melanie Williams and Stephanie Kwak beforehand. Other than flute, she enjoys dancing
and listening to different types of music.
Queenie will receive a $500 scholarship award from the Woodbridge Flute Choir and
will perform Cécile Chaminade’s Concertino with the Woodbridge Flute Choir at its
Sunday, March 19, 2023 concert. The concert will be held at 3:00PM at
Congregation Adat Reyim, 6500 Westbury Oaks Ct., Springfield, VA 22153
followed by a reception. Admission is free!
Other pieces that will be performed on the concert are Overture to Candide, by Leonard
Bernstein and arranged by Mel Orriss, Eos by Zachary Friedland, Inno for Joueurs by
Vincenzo Sorrentino, Woodlands Springs Suite by Martin Blessinger, Meditation on
‘Abide with Me’ by Kelly Via, Umoja by Valerie Coleman and Nimrod by Edward Elgar,
arranged by Matt Johnson.
Are you or someone you know a flutist aged 14-18? If so, you are cordially invited to audition for WFC's Fifteenth Annual Concerto Scholarship Competition! The Grand Prize winner will receive a $500 Scholarship prize, and have a chance to perform with the Woodbridge Flute Choir an an upcoming event!