• Boott Cotton Mills Museum with Trolley

    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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?

Industrial Canyon, Lowell, MA

Protests came to Lowell in the mid-1830s. Mill management...twice reduced the take-home pay of women workers. Faced with growing inventories and falling prices, owners believed the only way to sustain profits was to cut labor costs. The mill workers were not willing to accept this logic.