October 31, 2000

Glenn Brown Takes Overall Prize at Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational

Hartford, Connecticut, October 7, 2000 – Glenn Brown of Milton, Ontario, won the aggregate award at the annual Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Piping Competition held here today, with 12 competitors from across North America taking part.

Brown won the March, Strathspey & Reel section, was second in the 6/8 march and third in the piobaireachd events. Erin McCarthy of Fort Ann, New York, won the piobaireachd section, and Andrew Hayes of Slingerlands, New York, took the 6/8 march.

For his efforts, Brown receives airfare to London, England, to compete at the piping competitions there in November.

1st Erin McCarthy, “The Rout of Glenfruin,”
2nd Andrew Douglas
3rd Glenn Brown
4th Patrick Regan, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
5th Doug MacRae, London, Ontario
6th Lionel Tupman, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

March, Strathspey & Reel
1st Glenn Brown
2nd Andrew Douglas
3rd Tristan Wilson, Centerville, Kansas
4th Elizabeth Tomlik, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia
5th Lionel Tupman
6th Andrea Boyd, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

6/8 March
1st Andrew J. Hayes,
2nd Glenn Brown
3rd Alison Dunsire, Camano Island, Washington
4th Andrew Douglas
5th Lionel Tupman
6th Erin McCarthy

Also competing were Matthew Malloch, S. Weymouth, Massachusetts, and Mike Kotch, Apple Valley, Minnesota. Alasdair Gillies of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania judged all events.


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