Photo contributed by Myrna Van Cleave
More than 100 piano and voice students participated in the Umatilla-Morrow District of the Oregon Music Teachers Association’s Ensemble Festival.
The event, which was held Nov. 11 in Hermiston, featured Patti Robertson of Kennewick as the adjudicator. Winners include:
•Piano, ages 5-11: Aubrey Harrison, Claire Harrison, Bridgette White, Rebekah White (Pendleton); Connie Chen, Mimi Chen, April Lourdes, Victor Lourdes, Spencer Smith, Dallin Smith (Hermiston).
•Piano, ages 12-14: Nicholas Feller, Joshua Johnston, Caleb Picken, Erin Picken, Gracia Clark, Jerry Yao (Pendleton); Hannah Palmer, Madison Palmer (Heppner).
•Piano, ages 15-18: Grace Blackurst, Lindsey McAllister (Hermiston).
•Voice, ages 15-18: Fatima Frasser, Marina Frasser (Stanfield).
Teachers represented included Alaina Lemmon, Kathy Turner (Heppner); Sarah Milburn, Phyllis Peterson, Holly Rose (Hermiston); Sue Nelson, Doria Summerfield, Myrna Van Cleave (Pendleton).
Winning ensembles are eligible to perform at the State Ensemble Festival, which is Saturday, Dec. 1 at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.