Beaumont gains Brown Clasp

Published: May 5, 2014
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Adelaide, Australia – May 3-4, 2014 – Callum Beaumont of Bo’ness, Scotland, nipped on down under to nab the Clasp in the R.U. Brown Piobaireachd Society of South Australia’s annual competitions, while Jason Craig took the Gold Medal. In the evening Fiona Manson of New Zealand, Craig Sked of South Africa, and Beaumont performed in recital to a large size audience. The Sunday events brought a total of 130 solo pipers to contest for the light music events at Blackfriars Priory School. Judges were Malcolm McRae, James Murray and Jim Smith.

Piobaireachd
Clasp
1st Callum Beaumont
2nd Marion Horsburgh
3rd Brett Tidswell

Gold Medal (18 competed)
1st Jason Craig
2nd Fiona Mason
3rd Jonathon Quay
4th Elizabeth Drury
5th Sandy Dalziel

Silver Medal (19 competed)
1st Katherine Belcher
2nd Laura McMillan
3rd Michael Rodger
4th Jeremiah Doecke
5th Craig McKenzie

Bronze Medal
1st Anna Doecke
2nd Amelia Chandra
3rd Gabrielle Doecke
4th Adam Earl
5th Peter Hurwood

Merv Hall Medal (Novice)
1st Abby Dalziel
2nd Roger Sinclair
3rd Peter Frethey
4th Andrew Thomson
5th Sharon Jameson

Light Music
A-Grade / Open (24 competed)
MSR 1st Andrew Fuller
2nd Fiona Manson
3rd Alastair McInnes
4th Scott Wallace
5th Laura McMillan

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Jason Craig
2nd Craig Sked
3rd Laura McMillan
4th Scott Wallace
5th Marion Horsburgh

B-Grade / Intermediate
MSR
1st Jeremiah Doecke
2nd Jonathon McIntyre
3rd Martin MacBeth
4th Cameron Ely
5th Michaela Doecke

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Jeremiah Doecke
2nd Martin MacBeth
3rd Andrew Stainthorpe
4th Cameron Elyh
5th Nick Tomkins

C-Grade / Sub-Intermediate
1st Jeremiah Doecke
2nd Gabrielle Doecke
3rd Michaela Doecke
4th Anna Doecke
5th Amelia Chandra

D-Grade / Elementary
1st Andrew Thomson
2nd Melanie Inglis
3rd Roger Sinclair
4th David Graham
5th Dylan Flecker

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