Area students participate in District KMTA at Bethel event

Area students participated in the District 6 Kansas Music Teachers Association Music Progres­sions at Bethel College, April 21.

This annual event indicates the growth of all students—those studying music as a hobby or those wishing to be professional musicians. In addition to performing on the piano, each student is tested in areas of listening, keyboard theory and written theory. The adjudicators were Shirley Wiebe, Wichita, and Karen Schlabaugh, Newton.

Newton Music Teachers Associa­tion and area piano teachers involved in this event were: Carol Klingen­berg, Peabody; Sheila Litke, Hillsboro; Judith Mace, Newton; Beverly Richards, Hillsboro; and Faith Wenger, Hesston.

Students participating from this area were Maleiah Bartel, Joshua Diener, Abi­gail Entz, Katherine Hett, Anna Hurst, John Jantzen, Makayla Klingenberg, Halle Kreh­biel, Devin Miller, Ashley Unruh, Tim Van Bergeijk and Kiyah Zhuang.