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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