October 31, 2001

Gordon Walker Sweeps Mod

Benbecula, Scotland – October 13, 2001 – Gordon Walker of Glasgow won both events here today at the Nastional Mod Piping Competitions, an annual event held in conjunction with the international Gaelic arts festival.

Only eight pipers competed in the piobaireachd event and 11 in the light music.

The contests were held at the Lionacleit School and both events were judged by Iain Morrison and Ronald Lawrie.

1st Gordon Walker, “Kinlochmoidart’s Lament #2”
2nd Donald MacPhee, Alexandria
3rd Greg Wilson, Falkirk, Scotland
4th Brian Donaldson, Loanhead, Scotland

1st Gordon Walker, “Braes of Castle Grant,” “John Roy Stewart,” “The Smith of Chilliechassie”
2nd Donald MacPhee
3rd Robert Watt, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland
4th Greg Wilson


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