Dougie Murray away to the races at Perth

Published: August 31, 2008
(Page 1 of 1)
Perth, Scotland – August 10, 2008 – Douglas Murray of Cupar, Scotland, won all of the light music events and Allan Russell of Kelty, Scotland, took the Piobaireachd at the Perth Highland Games, which moved to a new venue after the traditional South Inch location was swamped due to flooding. The Perth Race Course proved a popular venue with bands and soloists. Weather was warm and sunny with the occasional brief down pours.

Open Piobaireachd
1st Allan Russell
2nd Andrew Rogers, Fredericton, New Brunswick
3rd Martin Kessler, Germany
4th Fiona Manson, Glasgow
5th John-Angus Smith, London
Judges: Ian Duncan, Norman Mathieson

CPA B&C-Grade Piobaireachd
1st David Wilton
2nd Cameron Drummond
3rd Faye Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland
4th Lyric Todkill, Houston
5th Matt Panteleoni, St. Louis
Judges: Malcolm McRae, Jack Taylor

March
1st Douglas Murray
2nd Allan Russell
3rd William Geddes
4th Cameron Drummond
5th Xavier Boderiou, Brittany

Strathspey & Reel
1st Douglas Murray
2nd Allan Russell
3rd Cameron Drummond
4th William Geddes
5th Andrea Boyd, Glasgow

Jig
1st Douglas Murray
2nd Allan Russell
3rd John Angus Smith
4th William Geddes, Edinburgh
5th Gordon Conn, Calgary

All light music events were judged by Ronnie McShannon and Walter Cowan.
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0

GET THE MOBILE APP!
The new pipes|drums app offers the same publication with a streamlined experience. Get the latest news optimized for your smartphone.
Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play
MOST RECENT POST
  • One sick beat
    Wed, 7 Dec 2016
    Start with the beat. Well, at least that’s pretty much the way pop music-making goes these days. Skrillex or Max Martin or 40 or other producers work with a “beatmaker” to come up with a – ahem – sick groove. … Continue reading → …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS December 9, 2016John Patrick Recital Scottish Pipers’ AssociationCollege of Piping Otago Street Glasgow

March 3, 2017Redding Bagpipe CompetitionRed Lion Hotel, Redding, CA USA

May 20, 2017British Pipe Band ChampionshipsPaisley, Scotland

June 9, 2017Georgetown Highland GamesGeorgetown Fairgrounds

June 10, 2017UK Pipe Band ChampionshipsBelfast

TIP OF THE DAY
Don’t be afraid to modify or undercut holes to improve chanter intonation. It may seem extreme, but there would scarcely be a Grade 1 band that hasn’t partaken in a spot of chanter renovation to beneficial effect.
Stewart MacKenzie, P-M, Manawatu Scottish

FROM THE ARCHIVES