Walnut Valley News

2014 National Flat-Pick Guitar Champions named

Date: September 20, 2014                        Time: 1:00 PM

Contest Name: 2014 National Guitar Flat Pick Championships

2014 Walnut Valley Old-Time Fiddle champions

Date: September 19, 2014                         Time: 10:00 PM

Contest Name: 2014 Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle Championships

1st Place Winner:  Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
City/State: Jamaica Plains, MA 
Web site:  www.bronwynkeithhynes.com
Prize Instrument Selected:  The Heinrich Gill 62 Fiddle represented by 
        Beautiful Music Violin Shop of Lawrence, KS

2014 National Mountain Dulcimer champions

Date: September 19, 2014                         Time: 1:00 PM

Contest Name: 2014 National Mountain Dulcimer Championships

1st Place Winner:  Duane Porterfield
City/State: Mountain View, AR  
Prize Instrument Selected:  The 4FHKK Custom Mountain Dulcimer provided by 
    The Dulcimer Shoppe/McSpadden Mountain
         Dulcimers of Mountain View, AR

2014 International Finger-Style Guitar champions named

Date: September 19, 2014                         Time: 10:30 PM

Contest Name: 2014 International Finger Style Guitar Championships

1st Place Winner:  Helen Avakian
City/State/Zip: Fitchburg, WI 
Website: www.HelenAvakian.com
Prize Instrument Selected: The Taylor 814e Grand Orchestra Guitar provided by 
           Taylor Guitars Inc of El Cajon, CA 

2014 National Mandolin Championship winners

Date: September 19, 2014                         Time: 5:00 PM

Contest Name: 2014 National Mandolin Championships

1st Place Winner:  Ethan Setiawan
City/State:  Middleberg, IN  
Prize Instrument Selected:  The Clark F5 Mandolin provided by Clark Mandolins of Boise, ID

2nd Place Winner:  Gordon Neidinger
City/State: Pittsburg, PA 
Prize Instrument Selected:  The Collings MF5 Custom
      Mandolin provided by Collings Guitars, Inc
        of Austin, TX

2014 International Autoharp Championship winners

Date: September 18, 2014                         Time: 11:30 AM

Contest Name: 2014 International Autoharp Contest