Lonach: Lawson, Russell, McKerrell

Published: August 31, 2010
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Lonach, Scotland – August 28, 2010 – Jeffrey Lawson enjoyed two firsts in the light music, and Alan Russell and Simon McKerrell also had very good days at the annual Lonach Gathering.

Piobaireachd
1st Alan Russell, Kelty, Scotland
2nd Fraser Maitland, Aberdeen
3rd Willie McIntyre, Edinburgh
4th Simon McKerrell, Lenzie, Scotland
5th Tom Glover, Glasgow
6th Jeffrey Lawson, Aberdeen

Judges: Duncan Watson, Jack Taylor, James Hamilton

March
1st Jeffrey Lawson
2nd Simon McKerrell
3rd Alan Russell
4th Fraser Maitland
5th Tom Glover
6th Alan Clark, Aberdeen

Judges: Bill Fraser, Bill Hepburn

Strathspey & Reel
1st Jeffrey Lawson
2nd Simon McKerrell
3rd Alan Russell
4th Willie McIntyre
5th Fraser Maitland
6th Alan Clark

Judges: Bill Fraser, Bill Hepburn

Best tune composed by PM Willie Grant
1st Simon McKerrell
2nd Willie McIntyre

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