October 31, 2002

Tupman Carries Nicol-Brown Event

Hartford, Connecticut – October 12, 2002 – The annual Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Piping Competition was held here today at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, with Jack Taylor of Aboyne, Scotland, judging 13 pipers invited from across North America.

Lionel Tupman of Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, was the overall winner, receiving airfare to compete at the Scottish Piping Society of London’s event in England in November.

1st Jeremy Freeman, Houston, “The Old Men of the Shells”
2nd Lyric Todkill, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
3rd Lionel Tupman
4th Matt Pantaleoni, St. Louis
5th Iain McKee, Overland Park, Kansas
6th Doug MacRae, London, Ontario

March, Strathspey & Reel
1st Lionel Tupman
2nd Jeremy Freeman
3rd Hector Macquarrie, Halifax
4th Matt Pantaleoni
5th Justin Gonzalez, Rock Hill, South Carolina
6th Iain McKee

6/8 Marches
1st Lionel Tupman
2nd Hector Macquarrie
3rd Jeremy Freeman
4th Andrew Walker, Emmaus, Pennsylvania
5th Liz Dunsire, Washington
6th Iain McKee

Also playing but not inthe prizes were Adam Holdaway, Somerville, Massachusetts; Nathan Lamond, Sackville, Nova Scotia; and Andrew Lee, Surrey, British Columbia.


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