Calum Watson, Angus MacPherson big winners at Edinburgh Mod

Published: April 30, 2012
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Edinburgh – April 22, 2012 - Calum Watson was the overall winner of the Under-18 solo piping, and Angus MacPherson took home the prestigious pipes|drums Magazine Cup for the best aggregate piper younger than 15 at the annual Edinburgh Local Mod competitions, an event that continues to grow. The Eagle Pipers’ Society donated a new trophy and Eagles Honourary President Euan Anderson presented the trophies.

Under-18

Piobaireachd (Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society Cup)
1st Calum Watson
2nd Holly Fredlander
3 = Christie Jack, Angus Lutton

Judge: Dugald MacNiell and Tom Spiers

MSR (Police Superintendent Donald M. Morrison Memorial Quaich)
1st Calum Watson
2nd Holly Fredlander
3rd Angus Lutton

Judge: Dugald MacNiell and Tom Spiers

Best Overall Piper Under 18 Years (The Greentrax Cup)
Calum Watson

Under-15

Piobaireachd (The Eagle Pipers’ Society Quaich)
1st Angus Macpherson
2nd Holly Fredlander
3rd Robbie MacIsaac

Judge: Tom Spiers

MSR
1st Harry McLachlan
2nd Angus MacPherson
3rd Angus Hawkins

Judge: Dugald MacNiell

Best Overall Piper Under 15 Years (The pipes|drums Magazine Cup)
Angus Macpherson

Chanter, Under-13 (The Comann nam Pàrant Shield)
1st John Gillies
2nd James Murray
3rd Finlay MacKinnon

Judge: Dugald MacNiell

Under 13 March
1st Robbie MacIsaac
2nd Harris Maclennan
3rd Archie Macpherson

Judge: Tom Spiers

Chanter, Under-12
1st Camshron MacDhòmhnaill
2nd Mòrag Morrison
3rd Euan Macdonald

Judge: Dugald MacNiell

Chanter, Under-11
1st M. Joseph Barne
2nd Brodie Watson-Massey
3rd Rory Tait

Judge: Dugald MacNiell

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TIP OF THE DAY
Once blown for a few weeks new reeds tend to provide a more stable, crisper tone in a pipe corps than older reeds. Time the re-reeding of the pipe corps to ensure reeds are at their optimum come contest time.
Stewart MacKenzie, P-M, Manawatu Scottish

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