78th Frasers win Kincardine

Published: July 31, 2009
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Kincardine, Ontario – July 4, 2009 - The 78th Fraser Highlanders won at the popular Kincardine Scottish Festival against the two other Ontario-based bands.

Grade 1 (MSR)
1st 78th Fraser Highlanders
2nd Peel Regional Police
3rd Toronto Police

Grade 2
1st Hamilton Police
2nd Niagara Regional Police

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  1. Bagpipermann

    That Shooters” band should have a wee listen to the 78th at Kincardine on YouTube. THAT is how a “D’ is SUPPOSED to sound!”

  2. Lawrie

    Well done to Peel – continually improving! Nice playing. Please switch to Sinclair chanters though. You’d go to another level, tonally speaking. The current chanter sound is brassy and harsh. Just goes to show that the ‘precribed control’ of the MSR event is still the best indicator of where a band is at regarding music – i.e. technique, interpretation, phrasing and expression.

  3. Bagpipermann

    That Shooters” band should have a wee listen to the 78th at Kincardine on YouTube. THAT is how a “D’ is SUPPOSED to sound!”

  4. JamieDE

    Ahhhh, I hear it was part of a little sponsorship thing, and was only worn afterwards for the beer tent. Well done boys. Was a little scared one of the best uniforms in piping was being nascar’ed up.

  5. Lawrie

    Well done to Peel – continually improving! Nice playing. Please switch to Sinclair chanters though. You’d go to another level, tonally speaking. The current chanter sound is brassy and harsh. Just goes to show that the ‘precribed control’ of the MSR event is still the best indicator of where a band is at regarding music – i.e. technique, interpretation, phrasing and expression.

  6. JamieDE

    Ahhhh, I hear it was part of a little sponsorship thing, and was only worn afterwards for the beer tent. Well done boys. Was a little scared one of the best uniforms in piping was being nascar’ed up.

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