Carlisle formidable at Lorient

Published: August 8, 2013
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Lorient, Brittany – August 4-5, 2013 - Andrew Carlisle won the overall Trophee MacCrimmon for music from Scotland, Brittany and Ireland, on the Sunday, and then took the Open Piobaireachd event on Monday. In the light music, competitors had to play all three selections consecutively, resulting in the audience remaining throughout the competition at  the  Palais des Congres. Competitors participate in a complicated qualifying and invitation process.

MacCrimmon Trophy (5-7-minute medleys in each of Scottish, Irish and Breton music)
1st Andrew Carlisle, Northern Ireland
2nd Quentin Meunier, Brittany
3rd Martin Frewen, New Zealand
4th Callum Beaumont, Scotland
5th Cedric LeBozec, Brittany
6th Jonathan Graham, Scotland
7th Andrew Wilson, Northern Ireland
8th Craig Muirhead, Scotland
9th Nick Hudson, USA
10th Kelvin Mounsey, Australia
11th Simon Blackshaw, Australia
12th Ladislas Klatka, Brittany

Judges: Breton: Patrick Molard, Fanch Gourves; Irish: Bobby Brannigan, Brian McMahon; Scottish: John Wilson, Bob Worrall

Open Piobaireachd
1st Andrew Carlisle, Northern Ireland, “Lament for the Earl of Antrim”
2nd Callum Beaumont, Scotland
3rd Jonathan Graham, Scotland
4th Quentin Meunier, Brittany
5th Andrew Wilson, Ireland

Judges: John Wilson, Bob Worrall

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