May 31, 2003

Upset As 52nd Lowland Regiment Wins Piping Centre Quartets

Glasgow – May 30, 2003 – The quartet of the 52nd Lowland Regiment, a Grade 2 band with acclaimed solo piper Gordon Walker as Pipe-Major, pulled off a major upset at the final round of the annual National Piping Centre Quartet Competitions against a field of Grade 1 finalists.

Over 175 people attended the contest, which comprised medley and MSR events.

1st 52nd Lowland Regiment
2nd Strathclyde Police
3rd Dysart & Dundonald

Judges: John Wilson, Iain MacLellan, George Summors

Also competing but not in the prizes were quartets from the David Urquhart Travel, Lothian & Borders Police, and Vale of Atholl bands.


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