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Area pianists perform at state contest

Juniors Zach Wiens and Leighton Wagner of Goessel and senior Claire Heyen of Hillsboro competed Saturday at the state piano festival at Wichita State University.

Wiens and Heyen received 1 ratings, while Wagner received a 2.

Heyen is the daughter of Bruce and Janell Heyen, and this year was her fourth straight 1 at the event.

Wiens received his third 1 rating, and hopes to make it four next year. It was Wagner’s first trip to the state festival. Their teacher is Cynthia Goerzen.

Last modified Feb. 26, 2015