May 31, 2007

Ian K. MacDonald in form at Livingstone Invitational

Hamilton, Ontario – May 12, 2007 – With wins in both events at the William Livingstone Sr. Invitational Solo Piping Competition, Ian K. MacDonald of Whitby, Ontario, was the certain overall winner of the event, which saw seven other pipers compete at the Officers’ Mess of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of Canada’s James Street Armoury.

Piobaireachd (submit four)
1st Ian K. MacDonald, “Craigellachie”
2nd Sean McKeown, Toronto, “Lord Lovat’s Lament”
3rd Jacob Dicker, Sarnia, Ontario, “Lament for Captain MacDougall

March, Strathspey, Reel, Hornpipe & Jig (own choice)
1st Ian K. MacDonald, “The Duchess of Edinburgh,” “Lady MacKenzie of Gareloch,” “The Little Cascade,” “The Goat from Whitefish Falls,” “John Patterson’s Mare”
2nd James MacHattie, Toronto, “MacNeill’s March,” “Piper’s Bonnet,” “Pretty Marion,” “One Stick Duncan,” “Donnie MacGregor”
3rd Sean McKeown, “John MacColl’s March to Kilbowie Cottage,” “Caber Feidh,” “McAllister’s Dirk,” “The Londonderry Hornpipe,” “The Old Woman’s Dance”

Also competing but not in the prizes were Michael Grey, Dundas, Ontario; Will Nichols, Seattle; Andrew Smith, Calgary; and Lionel Tupman, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Both events were judged by Andrew Berthoff, John Cairns and John MacKenzie.


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