Wellington events won by Williams and Horsburgh

Published: June 15, 2014
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Marion Horsburgh

Wellington, New Zealand – June 14, 2014 – The Wellington Pipers Club held the 62nd annual Brown Cup and Everest piobaireachd events at the Royal New Zealand Police College, where Tracey Williams won the piobaireachd event and Marion Horsburgh the light music. John Hanning and Nigel Foster judged both events.

Everest Piobaireachd
1st Tracey Williams, “Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon”
2nd Marion Horsburgh, “Scarce of Fishing”
3rd Andrew Edwards, “Lament for Donald Duaghal Mackay”

Brown Cup (MSRAJH)
1st Marion Horsburgh
2nd Ross Horsburgh
3rd Tracey Williams

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Pipers: Need to manipulate your pipe chanter reed? – use a pen knife or Xacto knife instead of sandpaper. You have much more control on the amount of cane you take off with a knife vs. sandpaper. And it is much better for the cane itself; other woodworkers call this technique “feathering.”
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