October 31, 2001

McCallum Wins Record Sixth Glenfiddich

Blair Atholl, Scotland – October 27, 2001 – Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, broke his own record for most overall wins at the Glenfiddich Invitational Solo Piping Championship by taking his sixth victory here today at Blair Castle.

Jack Lee of Surrey, British Columbia, won the Piobaireachd event with a rendering of “Lament for the Earl of Antrim.”

1st Jack Lee, “Lament for the Earl of Antrim”
2nd Willie McCallum, “The Big Spree”
3rd Greg Wilson, Falkirk, Scotland, “Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay”
4th Bill Livingstone, Whitby, Ontario, “In Praise of Morag”
5th Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “The Unjust Incarceration”
Judges: John D. Burgess, Gavin Stoddart, Donald MacPherson

March, Strathspey & Reel
1st Willie McCallum, “Duchess of Edinburgh,” “Dora MacLeod,” “John MacKechnie’s Big Reel”
2nd Alasdair Gillies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3rd Jack Lee
4th Greg Wilson
5th Gordon Walker, Glasgow
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Iain Morrison, Angus J. MacLellan

Also playing but not in the prize lists were Niall Matheson, Inverness; Chris Armstrong, Bathgate, Scotland; and Colin MacLellan, Edinburgh.


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