Published: May 31, 2000

Jim Brown Wins Duirinish Stone Composing Competition

Jim Brown of Callendar, Scotland, has been announced the winner of the Isle of Skye’s Duirinish Stone composing competition and the event’s £500 prize.

There were 34 entries for the event, with 14 coming from outside of Scotland. Tunes had to be a 2/4 march with a minimum of four parts.

Brown plays with the Grade 3B Gleneagles-Strathearn Pipe Band, but has in the past played with the famous Muiread & Sons Pipe Band and, latterly, was Pipe Sergeant with the Grade 1 Toyota Pipe Band.

The contest was judged by Allan Beaton, Skye; Malcolm MacRae, Inverness; and Dr. Tony Fisher.

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