Published: August 31, 2002

Spalding Enjoys Excellent Day at Aberfeldy

Aberfeldy, Scotland – August 10, 2002 – Scottish solo pipers not involved with the World Pipe Band Championships enjoyed the Atholl & Breadalbane Gathering at Victoria Park here. Though the entry was relatively small, the standard was high. Anne Spalding of Broughty Ferry had a solid outing, as did Gold Medallist Arthur Gillies of Killchrenan, who was the winner of the MacDougall Cup for best overall results.

Spalding is famous in piping history for, along with Patricia Henderson (nee Innes), breaking through the gender barrier at the Argyllshire Gathering and Northern Meeting in 1976.

Piobaireachd
1st Arthur Gillies, “Corrienessan’s Salute”
2nd Anne Spalding
3rd Edward MacIllwain, Vancouver
4th Louise Hay
Judge: Ronald Clarke

March
1st Anne Spalding
2nd Arthur Gillies
3rd Gordon MacLean, Cowie
4th Louise Hay

Strathspey & Reel
1st Gordon MacLean
2nd Arthur Gillies
3rd Anne Spalding
4th Louise Hay

Air & Jig
1st Arthur Gillies
2nd Gordon MacLean
3rd Anne Spalding
4th Louise Hay
Judge for all light music: Duncan D. McDiarmid

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