Brown Chanter goes to Tidswell

Published: November 30, 2009
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Blair Atholl, South Australia – November 13, 2009 - Brett Tidswell won the annual Silver Chanter competition sponsored by the R.U. Brown Piobaireachd Society of South Australia. The event was held at Blair Atholl Uniting Church. It was the third year of the competition, and a total of 14 pipers participated.

1st Brett Tidswell, “The MacDougalls’ Gathering”
2nd Peter Hewlett, “Lament for the Children”
3rd Kaz Takehara, “The Desperate Battle”
4th James Smith, “Laemtn for Donald of Laggan”

Judges: Lawrie Adam, David Patterson

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