Brodie Watson-Massey wins MacGregor Memorial
Oban, Scotland – August 25, 2021 – Brodie Watson-Massey of Edinburgh won against seven other contestants with pre-recorded video renditions of “The Rout of the Lowland Captain” and “Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kinterbert’s Fancy,” in the two-stage MacGegor Memorial piobaireachd competition for young pipers.
Cameron May of Lesmahagow, Scotland, was second; Alistair Bevan of Abbotsford, British Columbia third, and Hamish Drennan of Drumnadrochit, Scotland, was fourth.
The event was held in two stages, with 25 first round competitors whittled down to a final of eight judged by Murray Henderson and Dr. Angus MacDonald.
Also competing in the final were Bobby Allen, Glasgow, Callum Bevan, Abbotsford British Columbia; Luke Kennedy, Strathaven, Scotland; and Anna Smart, Auchtermuchty, Scotland.
The competition is part of the Argyllshire Gathering, this year held in limited fashion due to ongoing pandemic restrictions.
Additional live in-person solo piping events are being held August 25-26, reserved for higher-level “senior” players.
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