February 28, 2005

Second Citadel contest draws solid field

Halifax, Nova Scotia – February 5, 2005 – The second of four off-season “Mini-Gatherings” for amateur pipers in Atlantic Canada was held here today at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. Sponsored by the Halifax Citadel School of Pipng and Drumming, the event drew 22 amateur competitors in five grade categories.

Practice Chanter
1st Brett Glover
2nd Evan McDonald
3rd Jason Mallard
4th Kaila Lohnes

Grade 5 Slow March
1st Graham Read
2nd Parker Bell

Grade 4 Piobaireachd
1st Ellen MacIntosh
2nd Alex MacNaughton
3rd Ben Curtis

Grade 3 Strathspey & Reel
1st Dan Locke
2nd Rachelle MacDonald

Grade 2 Slow Air & Jig
1st Adam Gillis

Grade 1 MSR
1st Alex Gandy
2nd Kevin Dugas
3rd Emily Kate Maclellan

The judges for the event were Bruce Gandy and Roderick MacLean.


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