March 31, 2007

Agnew-Harrison Solo Drumming goes to Graham Brown

Hamilton, Ontario – March 10, 2007 – Graham Brown of Milton, Ontario, was the winner of the 2007 Agnew-Harrison Solo Drumming Invitational, held before a capacity crowd at the Officers’ Mess of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of James Street Canada Armoury. Stephen McWhirter of Northern Ireland – the 2006 World Solo Drumming Champion – judged the events.

At the event a special presentation by the Niagara-Hamilton Branch of the Pipers & Pipe Band Society of Ontario was made to the family of the late Jimmy Agnew to honour his many contributions.

1st Graham Brown
2nd Mitch MacKay, Guelph, Ontario
3rd David Bowman, Winnipeg

Grade 1
1st Kyle Grant
2nd Claire Haynes, Burlington, Ontario
3rd Rob McLeod, Ottawa

Grade 2
1st Greg Spitteri, Cambridge, Ontario
2nd Kevin Shortt
3rd Elizabeth Shaw, Calgary


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  1. I just want to say the presentation and words about Jimmy were very classy. Being in Scotland for most of the summer, this contest had become one of the only times I would get to see Jimmy each year, and it was definitely different without him there in the front row.



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