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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