2015 - First place was awarded to Jonathan Schultes of Tulsa, OK. Jonathan has entered this contest at least ten times and has never placed until last year. In 2014 he placed second. Jonathan has been playing the dulcimer for 16 years and he also plays the guitar and mandolin. His latest CD is self-titled Jonathan Schultes. Music and woodworking are among his hobbies. Jonathan says the Festival gets better every year.
As a result of his first place finish Jonathan won $175, the 1st
Place Trophy and a 4FHKK Custom Mountain Dulcimer by the Dulcimer Shoppe/McSpadden Mountain Dulcimers of Mountain View, AR.