Graham in command at Arisaig

Published: July 31, 2012
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Arisaig, Scotland – July 25, 2012 - Jonathan Graham enjoyed a fine day in the West Highlands at the Arisaig Highland Games, with the Skurr of Eigg as a backdrop.

Piobaireachd
1st Jonathan Graham, “Corrienessan’s Salute”
2nd Donald MacLeod, “The Blind Piper’s Obstinacy”
3rd Ed McIlwaine, “The King’s Taxes”
4th Greg Wilson, “Salute to Donald”
5th Liz Cherry, “Lament for the Only Son”

Judge: Iain MacFadyen

March
1st Decker Forrest
2nd Jonathan Graham
3rd Greg Wilson
4th Donald MacLeod

Strathspey & Reel
1st Decker Forrest
2nd Jonathan Graham
3rd Donald MacLeod
4th Jamie Hawke

Jig
1st Decker Forrest
2nd Donald MacLeod
3rd Greg Wilson
4th Jonathan Graham

A. MacLean judged all of the light music events.

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UPCOMING EVENTS August 1, 2014Lorient Interceltic FestivalLorient

August 1, 2014Glengarry Highland GamesMaxville, ON

August 2, 2014Spokane Highland GamesSpokane County Fair & Expo Center, Spokane, WA

August 2, 2014Melrose Highland GamesMelrose

August 2, 2014Inverkeithing Highland GamesBallast Bank, Inverkeithing

TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers: The trend today is to sink a chanter reed as far as it can go in the reed seat, and then tape all the holes that are sharp, or drill the holes bigger if the note is flat. Raising a reed slightly or just getting the reed placed ideally in the seat can make a world of difference.
Brian Donaldson, Inveran Bagpipes, Edinburgh

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