Archive for Monday, August 25, 2008

Top fiddlers, pickers named

Some sights and sounds from the 28th Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships, held in South Park in downtown Lawrence.

August 25, 2008

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The following winners were announced in the Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships held Sunday in South Park.

Flatpick Guitar:

First Place: Ken Plummer, Augustas

Second Place: Brian Higgins, Anderson, Mo.

Fingerpick Guitar:

First Place: Mark Wheeler, Shawnee

Second Place: Ron Richards, Kansas City, Mo.

Miscellaneous Acoustic:

First Place: Owen Oliphant, Chanute

Second Place: Donald Spain, Leavenworth

Banjo:

First Place: Ken Plummer, Augusta

Second Place: Ike Lajoie, Overland Park

Ensemble Folk Singing:

First Place: Beth LePage and Misty Warren, "The Keepers"

Mandolin:

First Place: Josh Hungate, Kearney, Mo.

Second Place: Cara Oliphant, Chanute

Fiddle:

First Place: Emma Jane Pendleton, Tulsa, Okla.

Second Place: Cara Oliphant, Chanute

Third Place: Todd Etter, Kansas City, Mo.

Youth Fiddle (under age 16):

First Place: Marina Pendleton, Tulsa, Okla.

Second Place: Blaine Dunlop, Parker

Third Place: Elizabeth Poppe, Riley

Overall Youth Award:

Josh Hungate, Kearney, Mo.

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