2016 Mid-East Regional Dulcimer Champions Announced

Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival celebrated three days of workshops, concerts and competitions June 17th -- 19th at Roscoe Village in Coshocton, Ohio.

The Mid-East Regional Dulcimer Championships were featured during the Sunday concert.

Winners of the 2016 Mid-East Regional Mountain Dulcimer Championship are: 1st Place: Christine Shoemaker, Clawson, MI 2nd Place: Tish Westman, Beckley, WV 3rd Place: J.D. LaBash, Austintown, OH

Winners of the 2016 Mid-East Regional Hammer Dulcimer Championship are: 1st Place: Colin Beasley, Mobile, AL 2nd Place: Dennis Bowers, Westlake, OH 3rd Place: Cal Sweeten, Overland Park, KS

The first place winners of each competition received a certificate, $150 cash and are invited to represent the region at the national competitions held at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas September 14th through 18th, 2016.