March 31, 2001

Walker, McCallum Win At SPA

Glasgow, Scotland – March 24, 2001 – The annual Scottish Pipers Association solo piping competition was held at a virtually unheated Glasgow Academy in Hillhead. The SPA event is in its 74th year, and the 2001 version saw Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, and Gordon Walker of Glasgow take the top prizes.

Grade A Piobairecahd
1st Willie McCallum, “Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbert’s Fancy”
2nd Colin MacLellan, Glasgow
3rd Greg Wilson, Falkirk, Scotland
4th Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow
Judges: John Wilson, James Young

Grade B Piobaireachd
1st George Sharp
2nd Niall Stewart
3rd Brendan Eade
4th James MacPhee
Judges: Tom Speirs, James Hood

Grade C Piobaireachd
1st Q. Meunier
2nd Willie McIntyre
3rd Meleana Eade
Judges: Angus J. MacLellan, Donald MacPherson

Former Winners MSR
1st Gordon Walker, “Argyllshire Gathering,” “Susan Macleod,” “The Smith”
2nd Roddy MacLeod
3rd Willie McCallum

Grade A March
1st Peter Hunt
2nd James MacPhee
3rd Niall Stewart

Grade A Strathspey & Reel
1st Niall Stewart
2nd Brendan Eade
3rd Robert Watt

Grade B March
1st Lisa Morrison
2nd Gordon MacCready
3rd William Geddes
4th James Beaumont

Grade B Strathspey & Reel
1st Gordon MacCready
2nd Lisa Morrsion
3rd W. Geddes
4th James Beamont


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