2016 Bratach Gorm: Callum Beaumont

Published: November 5, 2016
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Callum Beaumont

London – November 5, 2016 – Callum Beaumont was the winner of the Bratach Gorm for piobaireachd, the most prestigious event at the annual solo piping competitions put on by the Scottish Piping Society of London, again held at the Kensington Conference Centre. With the prize, Beaumont gains an invitation to the 2017 Glenfiddich Championship in October. Nick Hudson was the overall winner of the A-Grade events.

Bratach Gorm
1st Callum Beaumont, Linlithgow, Scotland, “Craigellachie”
2nd Finlay Johnston, Glasgow, “MacLeod of MacLeod’s Lament”
3rd Jack Lee, Surrey, British Columbia, “Lord Lovat’s Lament”
4th Iain Speirs, Edinburgh, “Scarce of Fishing”
5th Faye Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland, “The Phantom Piper of Corrieyairack”
Judges: Colin MacLellan, John Wilson, Bob Worrall

Bratach Gorm
1st Callum Beaumont, Linlithgow, Scotland
2nd Finlay Johnston, Glasgow
3rd Jack Lee, Surrey, British Columbia
4th Iain Speirs, Edinburgh
5th Faye Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland
Judges: Colin MacLellan, John Wilson, Bob Worrall

Open Piobaireachd (William Gillies Memorial)
1st Andrew Hayes, Ottawa, “MacNeill of Barra’s March”
2nd Craig Sutherland, Crieff, Scotland
3rd Alan Bevan, Surrey, British Columbia
4th Callum Beaumont
5th Jamie Forrester, London
Judges: Alan Forbes, Jack Taylor, Andrew Wright

Premier and A-Grade
MSR
(London Medallion / John MacFadyen Quaich)
1st Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland
2nd Stuart Liddell, Invereray, Scotland
3rd Cameron Drummond, Edinburgh
4th Callum Beaumont
5th Iain Speirs
Judges: Jimmy Banks, Iain MacLellan, Bob Worrall

March (J.B. Robertson Rose Bowl)
1st Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow
2nd Alasdair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland
3rd Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland
4th Cameron Drummond
5tg Finlay Johnston
Judges: Jimmy Banks, Iain McLellan, Bob Worrall

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Stuart Liddell
2nd Cameron Drummond
3rd Steven Gray
Judges: Walter Cowan, John Wilson

A-Grade
Piobaireachd (R.G. Lawrie Ram’s Horn Snuff Mull)
1st Darach Urquhart, Glasgow
2nd Nick Hudson, Pittsburgh
3rd Xavier Boderiou, Brittany
4th Mike Fitzenhry, London
5th Derek Midgley, New Jersey
Judges: Ian Duncan, Robert Wallace

MSR (Strachan Cup)
1st Sarah Muir, Glasgow
2nd Nick Hudson
3rd Darach Urquhart
4th Jamie Forrester
5th Graham Drummond
Judges: Ian Duncan, Robert Wallace

Hornpipe & Jig (Mary Flora Beaton Cup)
1st Graham Drummond
2nd Jamie Forrester
3rd Nick Hudson
Judges: Jimmy Banks, Iain McLellan, Bob Worrall

B-Grade
Piobaireachd
1st Calum Watson, Lasswade, Scotland
2nd Andrew Donlon, Germantown,Maryland
3rd Matt Pantaleoni, St. Louis, Missouri
4th Bruce MacDonald
5th Anna Kummerlow, Germany
Judges: Tom Johnstone, Bill Wotherspoon

MSR
1st Callum Moffatt
2nd Andrew Wilson
3rd Sandy Cameron
4th Jamie Elder
5th Ross Cowan
Judges: Walter Cowan, Iain MacLellan

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Andrew Donlon
2nd Greig Canning, Edinburgh
3rd Jonathan Simpson
Judge: Colin MacLellan

C-Grade
Piobaireachd
1st Alex Gehrig
2nd Chris Lee, Hong Kong
3rd Calum Brown, Aboyne, Scotland
4th Richard McGrath, Northern Ireland
5th Joanne Guillox
Judge: Archie Maclean

MSR
1st Richard McGrath
2nd Eddie Gaul
3rd Dan Nevans
4th John McElmurry
5th Connor Jardine
Judge: Jimmy Banks

 

 

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