Tie at the top at Edinburgh Mod

Published: April 15, 2013
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Edinburgh – April 13, 2013 - The annual Edinburgh Local Mod Solo Piping Competition for juniors for the first time had a tie for the Best Overall Piper younger than 18, with the Greentrax Cup split between Donald C. Stewart and Seamus O’Baoighill. Stewart gained a first in the Piobaireachd and second in the MSR, and vice versa for O’Baoighill. Organizers decided that, rather than award the trophy on piobaireachd preference, it would be shared between them.

The pipes|drums Magazine trophy for best Under-15 Piper went to Harry MacLachlan. pipes|drums also once again provided one-year subscriptions to all first-prize winners.

All of the events were judged by Dugald MacNeill and Tom Speirs.

Pipes
Under-18
Pìobaireachd
1st Donald C Stewart
2nd Seamus O’Baoighill
3rd Rachel Gray

MSR
1st Seamus O’Baoighill
2nd Donald C Stewart
3rd Christie Jack & Rachel Gray

Under-15
Pìobaireachd
1st Harry MacLachlan
2nd Holly Fredlander
3rd Robbie MacIsaac

MSR
1st Harry MacLachlan
2nd Donald C. Stewart
3rd Holly Fredlander

Under-13
March
1st Rory Guild
2nd Euan Macdonald

Under-13
March
1st Robbie MacIsaac
2nd Finn Mannion
3rd Kyle Rowan

Chanter
Under-12
March
1st Adam Heywood

Under-11
March
1st Ritchie Gardiner
2nd Zack Smith
3rd Kenna Calder

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When giving a performance never turn your back to an audience.
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