2009 Monumental Fiddling Championship Results

1st Place: Cecilia Cook
2nd Place: Emmi Moll
3rd Place: Makayla Urbauer
Junior Division Winners

Jessica Fleming

The 2009 Monumental Fiddling Championship at Homestead National Monument of America was a great success! Eighteen fiddlers participated in the Junior Division, twelve fiddlers participated in the Senior Division, and six ensembles participated in the Acoustic Band Contest. The youngest fiddler, oldest fiddler, and best left handed fiddler were even recognized!

Winners in each division are below.

Junior Division:

1st Place: Cecilia Cook
2nd Place: Emmi Moll
3rd Place: Makayla Urbauer

Senior Division:

1st Place: Larisa Fesmire
2nd Place: Mindy Hunke
3rd Place: Gabriel Chambers

Acoustic Band Contest:

1st Place: Chamber Music from Kansas City, MO
2nd Place: Urbauer Family from Lincoln, NE
3rd Place: Kopsas from Omaha, NE

Left handed fiddler: Tricia Schmitz
Oldest Fiddler: Janice Wolbrecht
Youngest Fiddler: Rosalie Coleman

Winners from the Tune Writing Competition in conjuction with the Nebraska Chapter of the American String Teachers Association are as follows:

1st Place: Lin O'Brien
Song Name: Shoestring Hornpipe

2nd Place: Nissa de la Torre
Song Name: Pretty Little Girl

3rd Place (tie):

Murray Therrell
Song Name: To Court the Fair Maiden

Kenny Blacklock
Song Name: Snow in the Trees

Last updated: April 10, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310


(402) 223-3514

Contact Us