Published: August 31, 2005

Niall Stewart dominates Elgin

Elgin, Scotland – August 9, 2005 – Niall Stewart won three of the five events at this northern Scotland contest, the first time it has been run. The event was held at Innes House, a large mansion built in the 1700s, and there was a full lunch for all competitors and judges, and good prize money.

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1st Colin MacLellan, Edinburgh,”The Red Speckled Bull”
2nd Niall Stewart, “Mrs. MacLeod of Tallisker’s Salute”
3rd Roger Huth, London
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John MacDougall

MSR (tunes from a list compiled for the competition by the late John D. Burgess)

1st Niall Stewart, “Craig n Darroch,” “Ewe with the Crookit Horn,” “The Sheepwife”
2nd Stephen Watterson, “Abercairney Highlanders,” “Lady Louden,” “John MacKechnie”
3rd Colin MacLellan, “The Duke of Roxburgh’s Farewell to the Blackmount Forest,” “The Piper’s Bonnet,” “The Rejected Suitor”
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John MacDougall, William Hepburn, Archie MacLean

6/8 March (competitors to play their own composition)
1st Niall Stewart
2nd Christopher Apps, London
3rd Stephen Watterson
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John MacDougall, William Hepburn, Archie MacLean

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Niall Stewart
2nd Stephen Watterson
3rd Matt Pantelioni, St. Louis
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John MacDougall, William Hepburn, Archie MacLean

Special prize for 6/8 composition: Roger Huth

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