In the older student category, first place was awarded to soprano Emily Weber of Rapid City; her teacher is Dean Peterson. Second place went to pianist Robert Lehmann of Rapid City, and third place went to pianist Luke Franz of Rapid City; both are students of Jim MacInnes.
In the younger student category, the winner was violinist Maya Lehmann of Rapid City; her teacher is Coral White. Second place went to pianist Laurel Benson of Rapid City; her teachers are Elizabeth Benusis and Lyudmila Gilleland.
Dr. Jonathan Nero, Dr. Charis Dimaras, and Mr. Stephen Parker were the judges for the competition. There were two categories: ages 9-14, and ages 15-20. Entrants were required to perform one difficult memorized classical piece. Contestants were judged on poise and stage presence as well as musicianship, and the winners received cash prizes.
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