HD videos: 2010 Sherriff Memorial Champion: Andrew Laird
Published: November 21, 2010
Hamilton, Ontario – November 20, 2010 – Andrew Laird of Winnipeg, Manitoba, emerged the overall winner at the 2010 George Sherriff Memorial Amateur Invitational Solo Piping Competition, held at St. Paul's Church. Laird was awarded the aggregate prize after a tie with Glenn Walpole of Tiverton, Ontario, broken by his win in the Piobaireachd event. It was the 15th year of the competition. There was a different winner of each event, and all three events were judged by Peter Aumonier, Murray Henderson and Terry Lee.
1st Andrew Laird, "The MacGregors' Salute"
2nd Chris Lee, Halifax/Hong Kong, "MacCrimmon's Sweetheart"
3rd Glenn Walpole, "The Massacre of Glencoe"
4th Myles Stewart, Vancouver, "Too Long In This Condition"
5th Marshall German, Corona, California, "Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon"
1st Glenn Walpole, "Lochaber Gathering," "Shepherd's Crook," "The Sheepwife"
2nd Andrew Laird, "Abercairney Highlanders," "Lady Louden," "The Sheepwife"
3rd Myles Stewart, "The Braes of Castle Grant," "Caber Feidh," "Lt.-Col. D.J.S. Murray"
4th Bobby Durning, Milltown, New Jersey, "Leaving Glenurquhart," "Delvinside," "Broadford Bay"
5th Elliot Smith, Concord, New Hampshire, "Leaving Lunga," "Maggie Cameron," "Major David Manson"
3rd Glenn Walpole, "Ballochyle," "Dr. Ross's 50th Welcome to the Argyllshire Gathering"
4th Andrew Laird, "Dr. Ross's 50th Welcome to the Argyllshire Gathering," "Cameron MacFadyen"
5th Marshall German, "Caverhill," "Nameless"
Also competing, but not in the prizes: Aidan Bown, Pickering, Ontario; Kyle Coughlin, Aurora, Ontario; Ben Reid, Port Dover, Ontario; Zak Read, London, Ontario; and Alexander Schiele, Snohomish, Washington.
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