Local talent compete at state fair

Published 6:29 am Monday, August 27, 2012

Several local residents will compete in musical competitions at the Minnesota State Fair this year. From left: Shenali DeSilva, Ezekiel Peters, Martha McDermott, Jacob Crosby, Olive McDermott, and Braun Oldenkamp prepared for piano competitions and string quartet performances this summer. DeSilva, 10, won first in the preteen division at the Mower County Fair. She will perform “Tarantalla and Sarabonde” at 7 p.m. Aug. 31. Peters won first in the teen division. He will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 28. Crosby, Oldenkamp and the McDermotts performed “Confouco” Aug. 26. -- Photo provided

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