Oran Mor, 78th Frasers split North Berwick

Published: August 31, 2012
(Page 1 of 1)

North Berwick, Scotland – August 4, 2012 – The last Grade 1 band contest in Scotland before the World Championships was at North Berwick, where a mostly non-Scottish entry competed. Ultimately Oran Mor of New York and Ontario’s 78th Fraser Highlanders won the MSR and Medley, respectively, each with enjoying three of four first placings and the latter winning drumming in both events. The St. Thomas Episcopal School Alumni Pipe Band of Houston played up from Grade 2 in the Grade Medley and took a first and second in piping.

MSR (eight competed)
1st Oran Mor (1,1,4,1)
2nd 78th Fraser Highlanders (2,2,1,2)
3rd Lothian & Borders Police (3,3,3,3)

Judges: John Wilson, Nat Russell (piping); Paul Turner (drumming); John MacInnes (ensemble)

Medley (seven competed)
1st 78th Fraser Highlanders (5,1,1,1)
2nd Oran Mor (3,3,3,2)
3rd Torphichen & Bathgate (2,4,5,3)

Judges: Ken Eller, Peter Snadden (piping); Alex Dudgeon (drumming); Trevor Dear (ensemble)

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0

MOST RECENT POST
  • Forward
    Fri, 17 Oct 2014
    The 2015 World’s format is backwards. It’s hard to fault the organizers for having another go at the 2014 format: Friday only Grade 1 qualifying; Saturday is the Grade 1 Final and everything else. It’s an opportunity missed. But i …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS October 25, 2014Central Virginia Celtic Festival & Highland GamesRichmond International Raceway, Richmond VA

October 31, 2014Tucson Celtic FestivalRillito Raceway Park, Tucson , AZ

November 8, 2014PPBSO AGM and GALABest Western Brant Park Inn, 19-Holiday Inn Drive, Brantford

November 15, 2014Angus Macdonald ChampionshipsLakeside, CA

November 21, 20142014 Balmoral ClassicPittsburgh, PA

TIP OF THE DAY
Mid-section plares: Always carry two pairs of mallets, keeping the spare set bone-dry. Regardless of the amount of practice or preparation you make before a competition, weather willáreact with your cords and mallets and subsequently adversely effect your ability to flourish efficiently. Bad weather can’t be avoided, poor preparation for the conditions can.
Scott Currie, SC Drumming, Uddingston, Scotland

FROM THE ARCHIVES