Brandon returns

Published: April 28, 2013
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Brandon, Manitoba – April 27, 2013 – The Brandon Highland Festival this year marked the return of the event after a year off, and also the 20th anniversary of the City of Regina Pipe Band, whose first-ever band contest was the same event in 1993. The Grade 2 St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg Pipe Band was unable to make the event.

Grade 2
MSR
City of Regina

Medley
City of Regina

Grade 3
MSR
1st Winnipeg Police
2nd St. Andrews
3rd Glenaura

Medley
1st Winnipeg Police
2nd St. Andrews
3rd Glenaura

Grade 4
Quick March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts
2nd Conservatory of Performing Arts, Regina
3rd Transcona & District

Slow Air & 6/8
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts

Grade 5
Quick March Medley
1st Prairie Thistle

Judges for all events: Shaunna Hilder, Gordon MacRae (piping); David Hilder (ensemble); Cameron Reid (drumming).

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When competing, play to your strengths, not your weaknesses. It’s useless to play ‘Susan MacLeod’ if you are not able to make strong clear darados. Steer clear of the ‘Atholl Cummers’ if you can’t make F doublings. Concentrate on tunes that allow you to show off the best of your finger technique.
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