February 28, 2002

Gandy Wins Both Events at New Jersey Contest

Newark, New Jersey – February 16, 2002 – Bruce Gandy of Halifax, Nova Scotia, won both the piobaireachd and light music events at this year’s Metro Cup solo piping competition. Gandy was placed first in both contests to take the overall prize.

1st Bruce Gandy
2nd Robert Crabtree, Toronto
3rd Alasdair Gillies, Pittsburgh
4th John Patrick, Fankerton, Scotland
5th Andrew Hayes, Ottawa

March, Strathspey, Reel, Hornpipe & Jig
1st Bruce Gandy
2nd Alasdair Gillies
3rd Andrew Hayes
4th Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland
5th Rob Crabtree

Both events were judged by Jim McGillivray, Aurora, Ontario; John MacKenzie, Newmarket, Ontario; and Roderick MacDonald, Newark, Delaware.

Also competing and not in either prize list were Ed Neigh, Wellesley, Ontario; James Bell, New Jersey; Chris Hamilton, Germantown, Maryland; and Paula Glendinning, Maryland.


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