September 30, 2005

Scottish Junior Championship goes to Faye Henderson

Carnoustie, Scotalnd – September 17, 2005 – One-hundred-eighty-five pipers younger than 17 from all over the world competed at the annual Scottish Junior Solo Championships at the seaside village of Carnoustie. At the end of the day, James MacKenzie of the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, won the big award for former winners, and Faye Henderson of Kirriemuir, Scotland, was the new Scottish Junior Champion. The event is organized by the Practical Pipers Society and prizes included kilts, bagpipes and a trip to the United States and two weeks of tuition at the Balmoral School of Piping. No non-Scots won a prize.

Champion of Champions 2005

1st James Mackenzie (Balmoral Schools prize)
2nd Alistair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland
3rd Fraser Maitland, Stonehaven, Scotland

Alistair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland

James Mackenzie

Scottish Junior Champion (13-16 Years)
1st Faye Henderson (set of pipes by R. T. Shepherd & Son)
2nd James Mackenzie
3rd Emma Buchan, Falkirk, Scotland

Junior Piobaireachd Champion 2005 (13-16)
1st Faye Henderson
2nd James Mackenzie
3rd Nathan Drysdale, Edinburgh
4th Cameron Barnes, Methil, Scotland
5th Ashleigh Bell, Muir of Ord, Scotland
6th David Shedden, Bishopbriggs, Scotland

Junior Piping Champion 2005 (13-16)
1st Mairi Ward, Glasgow
2nd Craig Killen, Strachur, Scotland
3rd Keith Bowes, Inchinnan, Scotland
4th Emma Buchan, Falkirk, Scotland
5th James Mackenzie
6th Faye Henderson

Intermediate March Strathspey & Reel 13-16
1st Craig Muirhead, Stirling, Scotland
2nd Adam Michie, Strathallan School, Scotland
3rd Gordon McCance, Bishopton, Scotland
4th Finlay Caird, Dundee, Scotland
5th Charmain French, East Wemyss, Scotland
6th Calum Jardine,Bishopton, Scotland

Under-13 Scottish Champion 2005
1st George Stewart, Perth, Scotland
2nd Paul Brown, Methil, Scotland
3rd Andrew McPhee, Bridge of Earn, Scotland

Under-13 Championship
1st George Stewart
2nd Andrew McPhee
3rd Paul Brown
4th Billy Stewart, Milnathort, Scotland

Under-13 Piobaireachd
1st George Stewart
2nd Paul Brown
3rd Aaron Hancock, Methil, Scotland

Under 13 Chanter
1st Rachel McLeod, Stonehaven, Scotland
2nd Jack Hamilton, Burrelton, Scotland
3rd Lorna Ness, Dundee, Scotland
4th Andrew Conlanm, Strichen, Scotland
5th Thomas Watson, Letham, Scotland
6th Grant McFarlane, Forfar, Scotland

Best in Angus Under 13 Chanter
Thomas Watson, Letham, Scotland

Under 13 Novice
1st Mark McLaughlin, Bishopton, Scotland
2nd Christopher Dorman, Methil, Scotland
3rd Andrew Baillie, Stanley, Scotland
4th Andrew Christie, Guildtown, Scotland
5th Alistair Munns, Dundee, Scotland
6th Russell Walker, Padanaram

13-16 Novice
1st Graham Drummond, Bathgate, Scotland
2nd Thomas Nicoll, Glasgow
3rd Craig McInnes, Erskine, Scotland
4th Gavin Stewart, Crieff, Scotland
5th Rebecca Stewart, Bridge of Earn, Scotland
6th Scott Findlay, Dundee, Scotland

Most Improved Carnoustie Contestant
Ross McDonald, Carnoustie, Scotland


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