Audio files: Troy sweeps to Livingstone victory
Hamilton, Ontario – May 9, 2009 – James P. Troy of Victoria, British Columbia, won both the Piobaireachd and Light Music events at the annual William Livingstone Sr. Memorial Invitational Solo Piping Competition, held at the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of Canada’s Officers’ Mess at James Street Armoury. Second overall was Andy Rogers of Fredericton, New Brunswick.
1st James P. Troy, “Lament for Captain MacDougall”
2nd Sean McKeown, Toronto, “Battle of the Pass of Crieff”
3rd Andy Rogers, “Beloved Scotland
1st James P. Troy, “John MacColl’s March to Kilbowie Cottage,” “Dora MacLeod,” “Charlie’s Welcome,” “Lynn Sutherland,” “Caber Feidh” (click here to listen to performance)
2nd Alex Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, ” John MacColl’s March to Kilbowie Cottage,” “Highland Harry,” “Neil Angus MacDonald,” “Joe McGann’s Fiddle,” “The Curlew” (click here to listen to performance)
3rd Andy Rogers, “Marchioness of Tullibardine,” “Susan MacLeod,” “Willie Murray’s Reel,” “Tam Bain’s Lum,” “Donald MacLean” (click here to listen to performance)
Also competing but not in the prizes were Michael Grey, Dundas, Ontario; James MacHattie, Toronto; Kylie MacHattie, Toronto; Doug MacRae, Houston; Ben McClamrock, Baltimore; and Eric Oelette, New York.
Andrew Berthoff, Donald Lindsay and Ed Neigh judged both events.
The contest was not well attended.