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Watertown resident wins ONNY youth contest


Noah P. Landers of Watertown won Saturday’s seventh annual James and Katherine Andrews Young Artist Instrumentalist Competition sponsored by the Orchestra of Northern New York.

Mr. Landers, on piano, competed against seven musicians from Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties in Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam.

He performed Concerto in G Minor by C. Saint-Saens.

Mr. Landers received the $500 first prize and will perform his winning piece with the orchestra as part of the March 8 and 9 “Peter and the Wolf” concert at SUNY Potsdam’s Hosmer Hall.

In September, Mr. Landers, 15, son of William and Vicki Landers, won the audience favorite award at the 10th annual Thousand Islands International Piano Competition sponsored by the Chopin Society of the Thousand Islands and the Cape Vincent Arts Council. He is a sophomore at Carthage High School.

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