August 31, 2006

McCallum wraps up Piping Live! with two firsts

Glasgow – August 13, 2006 – The final event of the Piping Live! Festival week was the Masters Invitational Solo Piping Competition, held at the National Piping Centre. Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, won both events.

1st Willie McCallum, “The Earl of Ross’s March”
2nd Murray Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland, “My Dearest on Earth Give Me Your Kiss”
3rd Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon”
4th Jack Lee, Surrey, British Columbia, “Lament for the Laird of Anapool”
Judges: Gavin Stoddart, John MacDougall

1st Willie McCallum, “Capt. Campbell of Drum A Voisk,” “Dora MacLeod,” “John MacKechnie’s Big Reel”
2nd Chris Armstrong, Bathgate, Scotland
3rd Jack Lee
4th Murray Henderson
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Jimmy Banks

Competing but not in the prizes were Donald MacPhee, Alexandria, Scotland; Bruce Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; Iain Speirs, Edinburgh; and Simon McKerrell, Edinburgh.


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