August 31, 2005

McCallum quaffs another Springbank

Campbeltown, Scotland – August 6, 2005 – The 6th annual Springbank Invitational Solo Piping Competition was won by Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, who was first in two of the three events. The event is organized by the Kintyre Piping Society, sponsored by Springbank Distillery, and was held at the Argyll Arms Hotel.

1st Willie McCallum, “Nameless – Cherede darievea”
2nd P-M Gordon Walker, Moscow, Scotland, “The MacKays’ Banner”
3rd Roddy MacLeod, Cumbernauld, Scotland, “Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay”
4th Chris Armstrong, Bathgate, Scotland, “Clanranald’s Salute”

1st Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “Maclean of Pennycross,” “Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque,” “Shepherd’s Crook,” “Dora MacLeod,” “The Rejected Suitor,” “Alex C. MacGregor”
2nd Willie McCallum
3rd Roddy MacLeod
4th Iain Speirs, Edinburgh

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Willie McCallum, “The Finger Control,” “Old Wife of the Mill Dust”
2nd Angus MacColl
3rd Roddy MacLeod
4th Chris Armstrong

All events were judged by Major Gavin Stoddart, P-M Iain Morrison and Angus J. MacLellan.


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