Iowa State Fair

Piano Playing

August 24, 2022

Iowans hit all the right notes in the Piano Playing competition held Monday, August 15, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Ellsie Lovan of Mitchellville won first place in the Youth division of the competition. Ty Stephany of Brandon, SD, won first place in the Adult division.

Complete results follow:

Ages 5 to 16

1) Ellsie Lovan, Mitchellville

2) Eli McGinnis, Altoona

3) TIE Abigail Sissan, Palo

3) TIE Aubrey Book, Ankeny

Ages 17 and Over:

1) Ty Stephany, Brandon, SD

2) Joe Desaulniers, Des Moines

3) Lydia Niu, West Des Moines