Leask, Sinclair, Barrie, Ross in charge at Duncan Johnstone Memorial

Published: March 16, 2014
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Glasgow – March 15, 2014 – Steven Leask of Glasgow won two of the three B-Grade events, including the Piobaireachd and had the most successful day at the 15th annual Duncan Johnstone Memorial Solo Piping Competition for those graded B and C by the Competing Pipers Association, which also sponsors the event. The competition commemorates the great Glasgow piper, composer and teacher who died in 1999, and is held each year at the National Piping Centre.

Duncan Johnstone Piping Competition

Winners at the 2014 Duncan Johnstone Memorial (L-R): Connor Sinclair, Glenn Ross, Steven Leask, and Scott Barrie [Photo: Ciaran Sinclair]

B-Grade
Piobaireachd
1st Steven Leask, “Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert’s Fancy”
2nd Sarah Muir
3rd Ashley McMichael
4th George Stewart
5th Roddy Weir
Judges: Willie Morrison, Jack Taylor

MSR
1st Steven Leask
2nd Ashley McMichael
3rd Michael Elder
4th Jamie Elder
5th George Stewart
Judges: Tom Johnstone, Ronnie McShannon

Jig
1st Connor Sinclair
2nd Christopher Gray
3rd Steven Gray
4th Callum Moffat
5th Bradley Parker
Judges: Tom Johnstone, Ronnie McShannon

C-Grade
Piobaireachd
1st Scott Barrie
2nd Alex Gehrig
3rd Duncan Beattie
4th Brian Mulhearn
5th Ross Hume
Judges: Alan Forbes, Bruce Hitchings

MSR
1st Glen Ross
2nd Matt Fraser
3rd Jonathan Lamberton
4th Edward Gaul
5th Colin McLean
Judges: Euan Anderson, Colin MacLellan

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