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33rd Banjo Fiddle Contests Results

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Date: September 12, 2012
Contact: Alex Demas, 978-275-1784
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705

 Winners:

Banjo & Fiddle:
1. Laura Smith & James McIver
2. Sasha Hsuczyk & Max Wareham
3. Adriennne Howard & Linda Abrams

Oldtime Fiddle:
1. Laura Smith
2. Jack Ausick
3. Aram Hollman

Hon. Mention:
Cordelia Rozmiarek
Patrick Bole
Ceiligh Cacho

Oldtime Banjo:
1. Brad Kolodner
2. Bennett Hammond
3. Tim Rowell

Twin Fiddle:
1. Andy Reiner & Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
2, Natalya Trudeau & Fiona Henry
3. Sarah Nelson & Linda Hudson
Honorable Mention
Alex Clee & Alan Kaufman (Acc.)

Ethnic Fiddle:
1. Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
Joe Darensbourg
3. Andrew Hanley
Honorable Mention
Miles Kissinger
Theo Bester
Colette Soucy

Banjo-Other Styles:
1. Ricky Mier
2. Benjamin Foss
3. Bob Phillips

Bluegrass Fiddle:
1. Andy Reiner
2. David Kassel

Honorable Mention
Felix Rogovin

Did You Know?

Photo of mill workers outside of a Boardinghouse

There were female and male overseers in the mills of Lowell in the 19th century. In Rev. Henry Miles' book, Lowell As It Was, and As It Is, he mentions that the Boott Cotton Mills has recently opened a new weave room and it is being overseen by two women overseers. More...