Published: April 12, 2015

Armstrong, McLean the big winners at Kingdom Thistle solos

Junior prize-winners at the 2015 Kingdom Thistle competition.
Professional winners Aaron McLean, Chris Armstrong and Andrew Bova.

Lochgelly, Scotland – April 11, 2015 – Chris Armstrong of Airth, Scotland, and Aaron McLean of Glasgow were the aggregate winners of the Open Solo Piping and Drumming, respectively, at the 2015 Kingdom Thistle Piping and Drumming Solos held at Lochgelly High School. The contest continues to expand, this year seeing 104 drumming and 115 piping performances.

Solo Piping
Open
Piobaireachd
1st Andrew Bova
2nd Ross Millar
3rd Jonathon Simpson
4th Kevin Rogers
Judge: Donald MacPhee

MSR
1st Chris Armstrong
2nd Andrew Bova
3rd Emma Buchan
4th Craig Munro
Judges: Tom Brown, Donald MacPhee

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Chris Armstrong
2nd Jason McAlister
3rd Craig Munro
4th Emma Buchan
Judges: Tom Brown, Donald MacPhee

18 & Under
1st Jason McAlister

16 & Under
1st Robbie MacIsaac

13 & Under
1st Finlay Cameron

Solo Drumming
Snare
Open
MSR

1st Craig Lawrie
2nd Daniel Luby
3rd Aaron McLean
4th Glen Creighton
Judges: Jim Baxter

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Grant Cassidy
2nd Russell Esler
3rd Aaron McLean
4th Glen Creighton
Judges: Jake Joergensen

18 & Under
1st Glen Creighton
2nd Daniel Luby
3rd = Craig Baxter, Eoin Rogers

Tenor Drumming
Open
1st Shannon Brown
2nd Alen Townsend
3rd Rachel Cook
4th Craig Reilly
Judge: Peter Carter

18 & Under
1st Lauren Thomson
2nd Alison Geal
3rd Rhiannon McAlease
Judge: Peter Carter

16 & Under
1st Reed Cameron

13 & Under
1st Chloe Taylor

Tenor Drumming
Open
1st Shannon Brown

18 & Under
1st Lauren Thomson

16 & Under
1st Alison Gael

Do you have competition results? We invite you to send them by email to pipes|drums along with a photograph or two and a few details of the event. Please use the 1st, 2nd 3rd format in the article above, include judges and send as standard email text. Thanks!

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