August 31, 2005

Meunier wins Lorient trophy

Lorient, Brittany – August 7, 2005 – Alexis Meunier of Tregunc, Brittany, won the MacCrimmon Trophy at the Inter-Celtic Music Festival in Lorient, Brittany, competing against pipers who qualified for the event playing in Scottish-, Irish- and Breton-music events. The contest was previously known as the MacAllan Trophy. Meunier also receives an invitation to compete in the G.S. McLennan Memorial competition in San Diego in October.

1st Alexis Meunier
2nd Robert Watt, Belfast
3rd Martin Frewen, New Zeland
4th James MacHattie, Toronto
5th Gordon Campbell, Edinburgh
6th Sylvain Hamon, Plougastell, Brittany / Charles Noin, Ireland

1st Alexis Meunier
2nd Sylvain Hamon
3rd James MacHattie
4th Gordon Campbell
5th Martin Frewen
Judges : John Wilson, Bob Worral

Breton Music
1st Robert Watt
2nd Alexis Meunier
3rd Gwenael Le Corronc, Brittany
4th Martin Frewen / Charles Noin
Judges: Ronan Latry, Armel Denis

Irish Music
1st Robert Watt
2nd James MacHattie
3rd Martin Frewen
4th Alexis Meunier / Gordon Campbell
Judges: Colin Moffett, Micheal O’Eidhin


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