The American College of Musicians held the 2014 annual National Piano Playing Auditions May 13- to 16 at Shepherd University. Eighty-three students form Berkeley, Jefferson and surrounding counties participated in this years event. Mrs. Elizabeth Spiers of Henrico,Va., served as adjudicator. Local teachers entering students were Jenny Anderson of Kearneysville, Janet Marsceau of Shenandoah Junction, Gary Mullenax of Martinsburg, Sandra Paine of Greencastle, Pennsylvania, and Ruth Raubertas of Shepherdstown. Local students participating in the Auditions were Rivka Abelow, Lauren Aguila, Phillip Aguila, Gwen Arnold, Sadie Arnold, Donovan Bakin, Lily Barz, Emma Bonacorda, Gillian Brown, Claire Buede, Jackie Chung, Matthew Chung, Sofia Cummings, Talia Docarmo, Anthony Douglas, Alexander Dreflak, Kendall Eckardt, Megan Eckardt, Marinda Estep, Tommy Galow, Komal Gandhi, Brynn Graybill, Brittni Hall, Isabella Huesz, Nathaniel Hylton, Julia Jin, Nicholas Jin, Eleanor Kearney, Caitlin Kershisnik, Caleb Kershisnik, Charlotte Kershisnik, Jonathan Kline, Rachel Mahmot, Abigail Manweiler, Dale McComb, Brian McDonagh, Elly McGillivray, Marilyn Michalsky, Jackson Morrison, Olivia Morrison, Angel Nagley, A. J. Owunna, Juliet Owunna, Paige Perry, Emma Plessinger, Maggie Plessinger, Amy Porter, Trinity Ripley, Isabel Rosa, Roni Scsheffer, Anna Siegrist, Jillian Sobrino, Shannyn Sobrino, Sulin Song, Dato Tabidze, Giana Torelli, Paris Torelli, Stuart Tymon, Rayna Wallace, Christien Ward and Marissa Ward.