October 31, 2000

Munroe Wins Scottish Junior Solo Piping Championship

Carnoustie, Scotland – October 21, 2000 – The annual Scottish Junior Solo Piping Championships were held here today at Carnoustie High School with strong attendance from both competitors and listeners.

Run by the Practical Pipers Society, the event showcases the country’s best solo pipers under the age of sixteen.

Ultimately, Hamish Munroe was awarded the championship, with a fine performance in the Champion of Champions competition. To decide the winners, each competitor plays in a Piobaireachd and March, Strathspey & Reel event.

Under 13 Piping Championship
1st Callum Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland
2nd Alexander Stewart, Banchory, Scotland
3rd Gillian Chalmers, Fraserburgh, Scotland

Junior Champion 13-16 years
1st Finlay Johnston, Glasgow, Scotland
2nd Arlene Kerr, Argyll, Scotland
3rd James Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland

Champion of Champions
1st Hamish Munro
2nd Thomas Fraser, Aberdeen, Scotland
3rd Colin Stewart, Banchory, Scotland


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