April 30, 2011

Andrew Brodlie wins pipes|drums Magazine Cup at Edinburgh Local Mod

Edinburgh – April 2, 2011 – Andrew Brodlie of Troon, Scotland, was awarded the pipes|drums Magazine Cup for being the overall best solo piper in the 15 and Under category at the Edinburgh Local Mod. The keeper trophy was donated by pipes|drums to the competition after receiving an inquiry from organizers to gauge interest in supporting the event. The competitions were held at Liberton High School, a larger venue to accommodate increased interest. The Greentrax Cup was awarded by Greentrax Recordings owner Ian Green to the overall winner of the 18 and Under events, Calum Watson. pipes|drums also contributed complimentary one-year subscriptions to winners of each event.

“As a nonprofit, independent publication, we were delighted to assist this very worthy event,” said pipes|drums Magazine Editor Andrew Berthoff. “I’m thrilled that young Mr. Brodlie has, I’m told, a great future in piping, and congratulations to all prize-winners and particpants.”

Under-11 Chanter
1st Mòrag Morrison
2nd Euan MacDonald
3rd Cori Campbell

Judge: Dugald MacNeill

Under-12 Chanter
1st Taylor McCulloch
2nd Sam Cornish
3rd Finlay MacKinnon

Judge: Dugald MacNeill

Under-13 Chanter (Comann nam Pàrant Shield)
1st Ruairidh Morrison

Judge: Dugald MacNeill

Under-13 March
1st Alastair Hutcheon
2nd Harris Maclennan
3rd Andrew Spence

Judge: Tom Speirs


1st Andrew Brodlie
2nd Rona Nicholson
3rd Harris Maclennan

Judge: Tom Speirs

1st Andrew Brodlie
2nd Rona Nicholson
3rd Alastair Hutcheon

Judge: Dugald MacNeill

Winner of the pipes|drums Magazine Cup for best overall Under-15 Piper: Andrew Brodlie.

MSR (Superintendent Donald M. Morrison Memorial Quaich)
1st Calum Watson
2nd Fraser Anderson
3rd = Christie Jack and Giuliana Di Rollo

Judges: Dugald MacNeill, Tom Speirs

Piobaireachd (RSPS Cup)
1st Calum Watson
2nd Christie Jack

Judges: Tom Speirs and Dugald MacNeill

Winner of the Greentrax Cup for best overall Under-18 Piper: Calum Watson


  1. Well done on supporting this event and congratulations to all the contestants including young mister Brodie. A really heartening thing was hearing the event moved to larger quarters due to increased interest. Good on all involved.

  2. Nice to hear pipes|drums supported the event. Nice to hear it is a growing competition. But best of all to hear Andrew Brodlie brought a prize back to TROON!



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