April 30, 2006

Roddy, Willie, Alasdair tops at MacLeod Memorial

Stornoway, Lewis, Scotland – April 7, 2006 – Alasdair Gillies of Pittsburgh had the best overall day at the annual Donald MacLeod Memorial Invitational Solo Piping Competition held at MacLeod’s native Isle of Lewis in the Scottish Hebrides. Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow, won the Piobaireachd and received the championship trophy based on the Piobaireachd and MSR. Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland, took the MSR.

1st Roddy MacLeod, “Lament for the Rowan Tree”
2nd Euan MacCrimmon, Skye, Scotland
3rd Murray Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland
4th Alasdair Gillies

1st Willie McCallum “Glasgow Skye Association Centenary Gathering,” “Capt. Campbell of Drum a Voisk,” “Dora MacLeod,” “Susan MacLeod,” “Fiona MacLeod,” “Roddy MacDonald’s Fancy”
2nd Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland
3rd Alasdair Gillies
4th Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Alasdair Gillies, “Arthur Gillies,” “Dr. Iain MacAonghais”

Judges for all events: Iain MacFadyen, John Wilson, Angus J. MacLellan.


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