Manson gangs up on prizes at Aboyne

Published: August 31, 2012
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Aboyne, Scotland – August 4, 2012 - The annual Aboyne Highland Games enjoyed a lovely sunny day, where Fiona Manson had the best overall success, winning the Piobaireachd event and gathering high prizes in the light music.

Piobaireachd

1st Fiona Manson, “The Battle of Waternish”

2nd Fraser Maitland

3rd Alan Russell

4th Robert Gibb

5th James McPetrie

Judges: Norman Matheson, Malcolm McRrae, Bill Wotherspoon

March

1st Craig Sutherland

2nd Andy Reid

3rd Fiona Manson

4th Alan Russell

Strathspey & Reel

1st Craig Sutherland

2nd Fiona Manson

3rd Alan Russell

4th Pamela Whyte

Light music judges: Jimmy Banks, Ronnie Clark, Ian Duncan

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TIP OF THE DAY
Drummers: When possible, have another player step in as lead drummer to hear the band from a few feet back for a more objective impression of all elements of ensemble.
John Quigg, City of Washington Pipe Band

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