June 30, 2004

McCallum gains overall award at U.S.P.F.

Newark, Delaware – June 26, 2004 – Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, was the aggregate winner of the United States Piping Foundation’s annual competition held at the University of Delware. Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow, and Chris Armstrong of Bathgate, Scotland, also enjoyed solid results.

The event saw increased particpation by world-class solo players due to summer schools that brought them to North America.

1st Willie McCallum, “The Big Spree”
2nd Roddy MacLeod, “Old men of the Shells”
3rd Chris Armstrong, “Beloved Scotland”
4th Adrian Melvin, Chicago, “Mary’s Praise”
5th Bill Livingstone, Whitby, Ontario, “Lachlan MacNeill of Kintarbert’s Fancy”

1st Roddy MacLeod
2nd Willie McCallum
3rd Chris Armstrong
4th Bill Livingstone
5th Adrian Melvin

The event is a second-tier qualifier for the Glenfiddich Championships in October. Judges for both events were John Wilson and Gavin Stoddart.


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