FLAS Recipient Olivia Steiger Shines at Competition

Olivia Steiger, MA Student in Asian Studies, competed at the 14th Chinese Bridge – Chinese Proficiency Preliminary Competition for Foreign College Students at the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona on April 4, 2015.

She performed 茉莉花 Molihua or Jasmine Flower, a traditional piece, and received Second Place in the competition and Best Overall Speech.  In the photo, she is playing Erhu.

This summer Olivia will be continuing Chinese and starting German in preparation for PhD study in Ethnomusicology.