Live Americana, Bluegrass, Folkloric, Old-Time Music; Jamming Areas, Musical Instrument Vendors; Performance Contests and Folk Dancing Competition for all ages; Instrument Petting Zoo for Kids, Great Food.

The 60th Annual Topanga Banjo•Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is Sunday, May 17, 2020 at the Paramount Ranch

Address: 

2903 Cornell Road

Agoura Hills, CA 91301

USA

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T: 818 382-4819

E: info@topangabanjofiddle.org

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Congratulations to ALL of our fine Contestants!
 

Band

1.Mood Swing, Ventura

2.The Fiddlers of Troy, Santa Monica

3. Fog Holler, El Sobrante

Honorable Mention:
         Arizona Wildflowers, Casa Grande, AZ

Old Corn Lickers,  Los Angeles

Traditional Banjo - Advanced

1.Corey Husic, Pasadena

2.Jeffrey McLeod,

3.Laura Jue, Los Angeles

Traditional Banjo - Intermediate

1.Cathy Kerry, Santa Ana

2.Ian Purdum, Burbank

3.Ellyn King, Carlsbad

Traditional Banjo - Beginning

1.Fred Jasper, Los Angeles

2.Andrea Page, Santa Monica

3.John Whitman, Encino

Bluegrass Banjo - Advanced

1.Bob Hamilton, Palm Springs

2.Casey Holmberg, El Sobrante

3.Sean Conlon, San Pedro

Bluegrass Banjo - Intermediate

1.Chuck Young, Simi Valley​

 

Bluegrass Banjo - Beginning

1.Madison Dietrich, Casa Grande, AZ

2.Brie Dietrich, Casa Grande, AZ

3.Melanie Schutzius, El Sobrante

Fiddle - Advanced

1.Aaron Castilla, Granada Hills

2.Corey Husic, Pasadena

3.Madison Dietrich, Casa Grande, AZ

Honorable Mention:
    Joe Wack,  Los Angeles

Fiddle - Intermediate

1.Ranelle Dietrich, Casa Grande, AZ

2.Luisa Bryson, Los Angeles

3.Valerie Dumdum, Porter Ranch

Fiddle - Beginning

1.Henry Sullivan, Santa Monica

2.Aspen Dietrich, Casa Grande, AZ

3.Tennessee Sullivan, Santa Monica

Mandolin - Advanced

1.Nolan McFadden, Rancho Mirage

2.Gabriel Saron, Davis

3.Bob Hamilton, Palm Springs

Mandolin - Intermediate

1.Allegra Frost, Topanga

2.Sam Hargrave, Malibu

3.Mary Zangerle, Moorpark

Mandolin - Beginning

1.Ranelle Dietrich, Casa Grande, AZ

2.Matthew Wong, Arcadia

 

Flat-Picking Guitar - Advanced

1.Jonah Warschaw, Davis

2.Bob Hamilton, Palm Springs

3.Nick Harris, Longmont, CO

 

Flat-Picking Guitar - Intermediate

1.Sam Hargrave,  Malibu

2.Mark Humphrey, Santa Monica

3.John Drake, Longmont, CO

 

Finger-Style Guitar

1.Jordan Bush,

2.Jonah Warschaw, Davis

3.Bob Hamilton, Palm Springs    

Honorable Mention:
    Andrew Huebner,  Tujunga

 

Finger-Style Guitar - Intermediate

1.Derick Salguero, Hawthorne

2.Mark Humphrey,  Santa Monica

3.Christopher Shane, Los Angeles

Honorable Mention:
    David Clymer, Los Angeles

 

Other Instruments - Advanced

1.Ken Leiboff, San Jose
[Harmonica]

2.Eve Harrison, Los Angeles
[Whistle-flute]

3.Noa Laniakea, El Sobrante
[Bass Fiddle]

Other Instruments - Beginning

Gail Turner-Graham, Thousands Oaks
[Double Bass]

Singing - Finalists

1.Madison Fayre, Toluca Lake

2.Hayley Skorpen, Newburry Park

3.Anna Gyure, Seattle, WA

Honorable Mention:
    Arizona Wildflowers, Casa Grande, AZ

    Elle Lewis and the Atwater Ramblers Trio, Los Angeles

 

Best Backup Instrument

1.Laura Osborn, Los Angeles
[Guitar]

2.Jasper Burik, Los Angeles
[Guitar]

3.Chuck Landers, Santa Ana
[Guitar]

Honorable Mention:
    Julio Lopez,   Panorama City

    [Guitar]

 

Flatfoot Dancing -
Youth (12 & under)

1.Ivy King, Santa Monica

2.Sagan Scotti, Tujunga

3.Olive King, Santa Monica

 

Flatfoot Dancing -
Young Adult (13 - 30)

1.Kimberly Hedlin, Los Angeles

2.David Clymer, Los Angeles

Flatfoot Dancing - Adult (31 - 65)

1.Seth Oster, Ventura

2.Charletta Erb, Ojai

3.Brian Scotti, Tujunga

Flatfoot Dancing - Senior (66 & up)

1.Hap Palmer, Woodland Hills

2.Patricia Arnold, Torrance 

3.Miriam Cantor, Los Angeles

Oldest Musician

1.Anna Hoaglan (1932), Woodland Hills
Singing

Youngest Musician

1.Sawyer Dietrich (2014), Casa Grande, AZ
Beginning Fiddle