August 31, 2002

Clasp to Dunvegan Medal Goes to Wilson

Portree, Skye, Scotland – August 6, 2002 – Greg Wilson made a successful return to Scotland from his native New Zealand by winning the Clasp at the Skye Gathering, reserved for winners of the Dunvegan Medal. The 2002 Dunvegan Medal was won by Jack Lee of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

Willie McCallum, Bearsden, and Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow, also had a good days, winning the light music events.

The piobaireachd events at Portree call for players to submit all “MacCrimmon tunes” – music purported to be composed by or strongly associated with the legendary MacCrimmon piping dynasty of Skye.

1st Greg Wilson, “Lament for the Children”
2nd Willie McCallum
3rd Roddy MacLeod
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Iain Morrison, Malcolm MacRae

Dunvegan Medal
1st Jack Lee, “Lament for Donald Ban MacCrimmon”
2nd Stuart Shedden, Glasgow
3rd Richard Hawke, New Zealand
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Iain Morrison, Malcolm MacRae

2/4 March
1st Willie McCallum
2nd Donald MacPhee
3rd Roddy MacLeod
4th James MacPhee
5th Jenny Hazzard

Strathspeys & Reel
1st Willie McCallum
2nd Simon Marshall
3rd Donald MacPhee
4th Roddy MacLeod
5th Greg Wilson

6/8 March
1st Roddy MacLeod
2nd Willie McCallum
3rd Donald McPhee, Alexandria
4th Jenny Hazzard, Edinburgh
5th Euan MacCrimmon, Skye
Judge: Joe Henderson

1st Willie McCallum
2nd Donald McPhee
3rd Roddy MacLeod
4th Greg Wilson
5th Richard Hawke
Judge: Joe Henderson


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