Musicians Win Iowa State Fair Piano Awards
August 15, 2017
Iowans “tickled the ivories” in the Piano Playing competition held Monday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
Ava Fisdher of Altoona won first place in the Youth division of competition. Benjamin Sander of Newton won first place in the Adult division.
Complete results below:
1) Ava Fisdher, 13, Altoona
2 ) Lucy Gannon, 11, West Des Moines
3) Tylar Meister, 15, Mitchellville
Ages 17 and over
1) Benjamin Sander, 22, Newton
2) Sue Goodrich, 68, West Union
3) Joe Desaulniers, 30, Mingo
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.