Published: July 31, 2004

SFU comes on strong at Penticton

Penticton, British Columbia – July 3, 2004 – The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band put in two solid performances at the annual Penticton Highland Games in the British Columbia interior, besting the Alberta Caledonia Pipe Band in both the medley and MSR events.

In the solo piping, Andrew Bonar of Vancouver won both light music events against a field of about 11 other contestants. There were 134 competitors across all solo piping and drumming events, and a total of 11 bands competed in the various grades.

Bands

Grade 1
Medley
1st Simon Fraser University
2nd Alberta Caledonia
Drumming: Simon Fraser University

MSR
1st Simon Fraser University
2nd Alberta Caledonia
Drumming: Simon Fraser University

Grade 2
Medley
1st Robert Malcolm Memorial II
2nd Maple Ridge
Drumming: Robert Malcolm Memorial II

MSR
1st Robert Malcolm Memorial II
2nd Maple Ridge
Drumming: Robert Malcolm Memorial II

Professional Solo Piping

Piobaireachd
1st Jori Chisholm, Seattle
2nd Andrew Douglas
3rd Alan Bevan, Surry, BC
4th Andrew Smith
5th Andrew Bonar, Vancouver
6th Danielle Millar
Judge: James W. Troy

MSR
1st Andrew Bonar
2nd Bernard Bouhadana
3rd James P. Troy, Victoria
4th Alan Bevan
5th Danielle Millar
6th Andrew Douglas
Judge: Angus Macpherson

Jig & Hornpipe
1st Andrew Bonar
2nd Alan Bevan
3rd Danielle Millar
4th Andrew Smith
5th Bernard Bouhadana
6th Andrew Douglas
Judge: Dave Hicks

Professional Side Drumming

MSR
1st Stephen McWhirter
2nd Reid Maxwell
3rd Duncan Millar
4th Grant Maxwell
Judge: Scott Robertson

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Reid Maxwell
2nd Duncan Millar
3rd Stephen McWhirter
4th Eric MacNeill
Judge: Gregor Merry

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