Mulhearn and Forrest white hot at Arisaig

Published: July 31, 2011
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Arisaig, Scotland – July 28, 2011 - John Mulhearn won all of the light music events and was second in the Piobaireachd, which Decker Forrest won at the annual Arisaig Games on Scotland’s scenic west coast. Fifteen competitors took part in the event that enjoyed 24 degree temperatures and clear blue skies all day. Iain MacFadyen and Archie MacLean judged all events.

Piobaireachd
1st Decker Forrest, Skye
2nd John Mulhearn, Glasgow
3rd Iain Marshall
4th Greig Canning, Fife

March
1st John Mulhearn
2nd Ben Duncan
3rd Decker Forrest
4th Ben McClamrock, Baltimore

Strathspey & Reel
1st John Mulhearn
2nd Decker Forrest
3rd Greig Canning
4th Michael Gray, Edinburgh

Jigs
1st John Mulhearn
2nd Decker Forrest
3rd Greig Wilson
4th Greig Canning

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Pipers should avoid memorizing their music until the tune can be played from start to finish, fluidly, without error and at full speed. Once you memorize your music, it will become your reference every time you play. If your memory of the music has flaws in it, through repetition, you will permanently cement these flaws in your playing. Memorization is similar to the wood stain that would be added when building a bookcase – it would be the final touch to a finished product.
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