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Students attend Parnassus auditions
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Elementary Voice and Junior Piano participants from the March 1 Parnassus auditions were, front row: Jaya Stroup, Ivy Peterson, Avery Panning, Kimberly Peterson; back row: Tricia Schremmer, Jadynce Schroeder, Clarice Snapp, Alaina Allen.

On Sunday, March 1, 2020, 31 music students participated in the annual Parnassus Auditions in piano and voice at the Barton Community College Fine Arts Building. 

In this audition, the voice students perform two art songs memorized and piano students perform one memorized solo for an adjudicator, who then writes an evaluation of the student’s performance. 

Elementary Division students only perform for a written critique. Junior Division students receive performance ratings and written critique. High School students compete for ratings, critique and awards for first place, second place, third place and honorable mentions. 

Brett Janssen, Central Christian College, McPherson, adjudicated the piano division. 

The Senior vocal winners include: first place, Haley Troyer, second place, Caden Rowan, third place, Hayden Honomichl.

The Senior piano winners include first place, Allen To, second place, Luke Maneth, third place, Ellyson Somers.

Senior Piano I Ratings: McKenna Cape, Sidney Cooper, August Siefkes, Amy To.

Junior Piano I Rating: Alaina Allen, Clarise Snapp, Tricia Schremmer.

Senior Voice I Ratings: Alisha Wheeler, Paige Koehn, Dayton Long.

Junior Voice I Rating: Kiley Troyer, Clarise Snapp, Maddie Stoskopf.

The Central Kansas Piano Teacher’s League sponsored the event. Area music teachers with students participating include Karole Erikson, Lorrie Stickney, Becky Dudrey and Glenna Gaunt.