February 28, 2003

Gandy Most Successful at Metro Cup

Newark, New Jersey – February 22, 2003 – The annual Metro Cup Piping Competition went on, despite recent horrendous weather in the eastern United States. Bruce Gandy of Nova Scotia won the light music and was runner-up in the piobaireachd to enjoy the most success overall. Mike Rogers of Maryland won the ceol mor contest.

Both events were judged by Reay Mackay, Toronto; Bob Worrall, Burlington, Ontario; and Andrew Wright, Dunblane, Scotland.

1st Mike Rogers, “Lament for the Viscount of Dundee”
2nd Bruce Gandy
3rd Andrew Hayes, Nepean, Ontario
4th Alasdair Gillies, Pittsburgh
5th Rob Crabtree, Toronto

March, Strathpsey, Reel, Hornpipe & Jig
1st Bruce Gandy, “Crags of Stirling,” “Lady MacKenzie of Gairloch,” “Sound of Sleat,” “The Heningham Reunion,” “Caroline’s Jig”
2nd Alasdair Gillies
3rd Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland
4th Andrew Hayes
5th Matt Turnbull, Michigan

Also attending but not in the prizes were John Patrick, Fankerton, Scotland; Duncan Bell, New Jersey; Pete Skae; and Matthew Welch, New York.


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