May 31, 2007

Results scattered at Dan Reid Memorial

San Francisco – May 5, 2007 – The seven first-prizes were shared among five players at the annual Dr. Dan Reid Memorial Invitational Recital/Competition, an event that has no set criteria on which it bases its invitations. The contest splits pipers in to two groups: “Masters” and “Cameron-Gillies,” the former being reserved for those who have done well in the latter in previous years. Competitors are required to select tunes from a complex list of often seldom-heard compositions, and perform in a unique event in which they play only the ground of a piobaireachd.


1st Jack Lee, Burnaby, British Coilumbia, “Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbet’s Fancy”
2nd Andrew Hayes, Ottawa, “MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart”
3rd Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “Beloved Scotland”

1st Stuart Liddell, Inverarat, Scotland, “Craig-n-Darroch,” “Brig. Gen. Lorne Campbell,” “Invergordon Castle,” “A.A. Cameron,” “Cowal Society,” “The New Davey,” “William Glen’s Favourite,” “Willie MacFarlane,” “Willie Roy’s Loomhouse,” “Christine MacLeod”
2. Jack Lee, “Ross-shire Volunteers,” “P-M William MacLean,” “Highland Whiskey,” “Strathconan,” “Brahan Castle,” “The Inverness Fiddler,” “Foot It Neatly,” “Piper of Drummond,” “Sandy Duff,” “Put Me In The Great Chest”
3rd Angus MacColl, “Captain Carswell,” “Glengarry Gathering,” “Lady MacKenzie of Fairburn,” “Climbing Duniquaich,” “Strathconan,” “Miller of Drone,” “Put Me In The Great Chest,” “Molly On The Shore,” “Pandora’s Reel,” “Struy Lodge”

Jig & Hornpipe
1st Jack Lee, “Malcolm Johnston,” “Donald Bain’s Bairns”
2nd Angus MacColl, “Granny MacLeod,” “Calum Beag”
3rd Andrew Hayes, “Donald Cameron’s Powder Horn,” “Donald MacLeod’s Hornpipe”

Urlar: Angus MacColl, “MacLeod of Raasay’s Salute”

Ian K. MacDonald of Whitby, Ontario, also competed in the Masters events.

Cameron Gillies

1st Glenn Brown, Milton, Ontario, “Ronald MacDonald of Morar’s Lament”
2nd Jori Chisholm, Seattle, “The Blue Ribbon”
3rd Matt Panteleoni, St. Louis, “Scarce of Fishing”

1st Glenn Brown, “John MacFadyen of Melfort,” “MacBeth’s Strathspey,” “Roddy MacDonald’s Fancy”
2nd Jori Chisholm, “John MacDonald of Glencoe,” “Struan Robertson,” “Johnnie MacDonald’s Reel”
3rd Matt Panteleoni, “93rd at Modder River,” “Inveraray Castle,” “Loch Carron”

6/8 March
1st Jori Chisholm, “Lillie Long Wade’s Welcome”
2nd Glenn Brown, “The Maids of Kintail”
3rd Matt Panteleoni, “Kenneth J. MacLeod”

All events were judged by Bill Livingstone and Angus J. MacLellan.


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