Published: June 30, 2000

Matheson Wins MacDonald Quaich at Skye

Isle of Skye – June 16, 2000 – Niall Matheson of Newtonmore, Scotland, won the 14th annual Donald MacDonald Quaich competition here today at the Clan Donald Centre, Isle of Skye.

Four world-class pipers were invited to play in the event, and each had to play piobaireachds taken from the Donald MacDonald manuscript of 1822.

Matheson played “Beinn a’ Ghrian.” He is a piping instructor for Highland area schools.

Other competitors were Colin MacLellan, Glasgow, Stuart Sheddon, Glasgow, and Greg Wilson, Falkirk.

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