Several area students recently earned ribbons in the Scale Olympics, a piano event held by the Central East District of the Ohio Music Teachers Association at Otterbein University.

Several area students recently earned ribbons in the Scale Olympics, a piano event held by the Central East District of the Ohio Music Teachers Association at Otterbein University.

Local students who participated include Sebastian Akiatan, Michael Dellasanta, Sam Giles, Thomas Giles, Wes Giles, Brian Goh, Carla Pena and Fiona Zhong.

Students were judged in nine areas of musicianship: scales, cadences, arpeggios, triads, transposition, sight reading, harmonization, ear training and written theory.