2011 Walnut Valley Mandolin Contest Winners
By Mandolin Cafe
September 17, 2011 - 11:45 am
Walnut Valley Festival - Winfield, Kansas
Winfield, Kans. — The winners of the 2011 National Mandolin Championships have been announced by Walnut Valley Festival organizers.
1st Place: Solly Burton
Prize Instrument Selected: A Collings MF-Custom Mandolin by Collings Guitars
2nd Place: Peter Danzig
Salt Lake City, Utah
Prize Instrument Selected: A Weber F-Style Black Ice Model mandolin by Weber Fine Acoustic Instruments
3rd Place: Andrew Hatfield
Peoria, IL 61604
Prize Instrument Selected: Larrivee F-33 mandolin by Jean Larrivee Guitars
Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is also the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle.
Festival web site
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