April 30, 2006

SPA goes to Gavin Walker

Glasgow – April 22, 2006 – Gavin Walker of Cowie, Scotland, was the overall winner at the annual Scottish Pipers’ Association solo piping competition with most points across all of the events.

1st Finlay Johnstone, Glasgow, “Lament for Macswan of Roaig”
2nd Gavin Walker, “Fair Honey”
3rd Stuart Shedden, Glasgow, “Macleod of Raasay’s Salute”
Judges: George Lumsden, Ronnie Lawrie, Ronnie Clark

Former Winners MSR
1st Niall Stewart, Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland
2nd Gavin Walker
3rd John Angus Smith, Glasgow

1st James MacPhee, Glasgow
2nd John Angus Smith
3rd Niall Stewart

Strathspey & Reel
1st John Angus Smith
2nd Gavin Walker
3rd Jonathan Greenlees, Northern Ireland

Judges for all light music: Barry Donaldson, Walter Cowan, Willie Morrison.


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