Iain Currie of Denmark wins Pick the Glenfiddich Five – and $550 in R.G. Hardie merch!

Published: November 30, 2010
(Page 1 of 1)

Iain Currie of Store Merloese, Denmark, is the big winner of the 2010 pipes|drums’ Pick the Glenfiddich Five contest. Iain’s answer gained 12 total points – the most of the nearly 2,000 entries to the competition that called for canny p|d readers to predict the overall aggregate list from the 2010 Glenfiddich Invitational Solo Piping Competition at Blair Atholl, Scotland, on October 30th.

For his prognosticative powers, Iain receives a fabulous prize package valued at $550, donated by the good folks at R.G. Hardie & Co. of Glasgow:  

Congratulations to Iain Currie, and thanks to R.G. Hardie & Co. for once again making this contest so popular, and of course to our thousands of readers for their support!

Be sure to watch for more great contests brought to you by the many terrific sponsors of pipes|drums, who make the most of reaching the largest audience daily of pipers and drummers anywhere.

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 4.0/5
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0

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
  • One last time
    Fri, 14 Oct 2016
    “The pipes will fall in front of the band.” So ordered Queen Victoria way back when, and so it has been ever since. Except at the march past of the 2016 World Pipe Band Championships when the last band on, … Continue reading → …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS November 5, 2016Niagara SessionsNiagara Falls

November 18, 2016Balmoral ClassicMcGonigle Theater, Central Catholic H.S., Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

November 19, 201621st Annual George Sherriff Memorial InvitationalSt. Paul's United Church, Hamilton, Ontario

May 20, 2017British Pipe Band ChampionshipsPaisley, Scotland

June 10, 2017UK Pipe Band ChampionshipsBelfast

Quality reed selection is a pre-requisite to obtaining a good tone in a pipe corps. Four criteria to consider when testing reeds are balance, vibrancy, volume and strength. Check the High A Low A balance against a single sounding tenor drone – if these two notes are in the ballpark chances are the rest of the notes can be tuned.
Stewart MacKenzie, P-M, Manawatu Scottish