April 30, 2000

McCallum, Walker Share SPA Honours

Glasgow, Scotland – April 1, 2000 – Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, and Gordon Walker of Glasgow, Scotland, won the top prizes at the annual Scottish Pipers Association competitions here today by winning the A Piobaireachd and Former Winners MSR, respectively.

The SPA is traditionally one of the most important indoor competitions of the Scottish season, and pretty much acts as a strong foreshadowing for the year to come.

A Grade Piobaireachd
1st Willie McCallum, “My King Has Landed in Moidart,”
2nd Colin MacLellan, Glasgow, “The Battle of the Pass of Crieff”
3rd Iain Speirs, Edinburgh, “Sobieski’s Salute”
4th Gordon Walker, “Lament for the Earl of Antrim”

Former Winners MSR
1st Gordon Walker
2nd Greg Wilson, Falkirk
3rd Iain Speirs

A Grade March
1st Donald MacPhee, Alexandria
2nd Willie Morrison, Inverness
3rd Niall Stewart, Alness

A Grade Strathspey & Reel
1st Jenny Hazzard, Glasgow
2nd James MacPhee, East Kilbride
3rd Chris Armstrong, Bathgate


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