August 08, 2016

Angus MacColl wins Masters Solos

Glasgow – August 8, 2016 – Angus MacColl was the overall winner of the 2016 Masters Solo Piping Competition, held throughout the day in the auditorium of the National Piping Centre, which was packed for the evening light music section. It’s the second time that MacColl qualified for the 2016 Glenfiddich Championship, having won the 2015 Glenfiddich, automatically gaining an entry this year.

Angus MacColl competing in the MSR at the 2016 Masters.

1st Finlay Johnston, Glasgow, “MacLeod of Colbeck’s Lament”
2nd Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “Lament for the Earl of Antrim”
3rd Faye Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland, “”The Earl of Ross’s March”
4th Callum Beaumont, Linlithgow, Scotland, “Scarce of Fishing”
Judges: Malcolm McRae, Jack Taylor, Bob Worrall

Also competing in the Piobaireachd section: Glenn Brown, Brian Donaldson, Bruce Gandy, Andrew Hayes, Jack Lee, Roddy MacLeod, Willie McCallum, Donald MacPhee, James Murray and Gordon Walker.

1st Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland
2nd Angus MacColl
3rd Alasdair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland
4th Craig Sutherland, Crieff, Scotland
Judges: Ian Duncan, Iain MacLellan, Jim McGillivray

Also competing in the MSR section: Glenn Brown, Brian Donaldson, Cameron Drummond, Alex Gandy, Bruce Gandy, Andrew Hayes, Peter Hunt, Finlay Johnston, Jack Lee, Roddy MacLeod, Willie McCallum, Gordon McCready, Donald MacPhee and James Murray.

Angus MacColl with the Masters trophy. [Photo: Derek Maxwell]




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