Students participate in national piano auditions
The 2011 National Piano Playing Auditions were held May 18 to 20 in Shipley Recital Hall on the campus of Shepherd University.
Arlene Manger of Sterling, Va., was this year’s adjudicator.
The following local students participated in the auditions: Alyssa Anderson, Gwen Arnold, Justine Arnold, Sadie Arnold, Brigid Bakin, Alaina Bevins, Keller Bottner, Gillian Brown, Andrew Buede, Claire Buede, Alyssa Burcker, Georgina Burrows, Elizabeth Buscher, Coramina Cogan, Jackson Crouse, Bethany Davidson, Megan Eckhardt, Emily Happy, Cory Hess, Julia Jin, Nicholas Jin, Daniel Johnson, Emily Johnson, Helena Johnson, Rachel Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Josiah Johnston, Tabitha Johnston, Jessica Kinnaman, Jonathan Kline, Jared Knotts, Amelia Lowry, Jonathan Marsceau, Brian McDonagh, Elly McGillivray, Nate Meske, Elise Messerli, Alex Moore, Joshuea Pena, Emma Plessinger, Maggie plessinger, Paige Plessinger, Jenny Price, Snigdha Rao, Solomon Reeves, Tabitha Reeves, Genevieve Rochefort, Jacob Running, Josh Running, Jillian Sobrino, Shannyn Sobrino, Morgan Thorhauer, Stuart Tymon, Rayna Wallace and Chelsea Wareham.
Area teachers who entered students in the 2011 Guild Auditions were Jenny Anderson, Janet Marsceau, Gary Mullenax, Sandy Paine, Ruth Raubertas and Brenda Slick.