SFU, Bonar ring true at Bellingham

Published: June 8, 2014
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Andrew Bonar

Bellingham, Washington – June 7, 2014 – Simon Fraser University won both Grade 1 events and Andrew Bonar swept the Professional Solo Piping at the annual Bellingham Games.

Bands
Grade 1
Medley
1st Simon Fraser University
2nd Triumph Street

MSR
1st Simon Fraser University
2nd Triumph Street

Grade 2
1st Robert Malcolm Memorial
2nd Portland Metro

Grade 3
1st Greighlan Crossing

Grade 4
1st White Spot (ens. pref.)
2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial
3rd Northwest Junior

Grade 5
1st White Spot (ens. pref.)
2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial

Solo Piping
Professional
Piobaireachd (10 competed)
1st Andrew Bonar, “The Battle of the Pass of Crieff”
2nd Andrew Lee, “The Big Spree”
3rd Alastair Lee, “His Father’s Lament for Donald MacKenzie”
4th Myles Stewart, “Corrienessan’s Salute”
5th Brittney Otto
6th Joseph Stewart
Judge: Rene Cusson

MSR (11 competed)
1st Andrew Bonar
2nd Andrew Lee
3rd Alastair Lee
4th Myles Stewart
5th Richard Gillies
6th Brittney Otto
Judge: Alan Bevan

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May 28, 1958Borreraig gifted by General I.S. Martin to College of Piping, Glasgow, for fee of 1 penny per annum.
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TIP OF THE DAY
Try to play a pipe chanter reed for your solo performamces that you are comfortable with and that produces a volume that balances with the volume of your drones. Remember you are looking for a different sound to that produced by your pipe band reed.
Greg Wilson, New Zealand