Published: August 31, 2008

Chisholm, Armstrong, Walker on top at Cowal

Dunoon, Scotland – August 29, 2008 – There was a different first-prize winner in each of the A-Grade solo piping events at the Cowal Highland Gathering, traditionally held on the Friday before the pipe band championship. Gordon Walker of Galston, Scotland, emerged as the overall winner, winning the March and gaining high prizes in the Piobaireachd and Strathspey & Reel.
 
A-Grade
Piobaireachd
1st Jori Chisholm, Seattle
2nd Allan Russell, Kelty, Scotland
3rd Andrew Rogers, Fredericton, New Brunswick
4th Gordon Walker
5th Chris Armstrong, Airth, Scotland
6th Martin Kessler, Germany
Judges: Andrew Wright, David Clark
 
March
1st Gordon Walker
2nd Allan Russell
3rd Andrew Bonar, Vancouver
4th Andrew Rogers
5th Jori Chisholm
6th Chris Armstrong
Judges: Walter Cowan, George Lumsden
 
Strathspey & Reel
1st Chris Armstrong
2nd Gordon Walker
3rd Jori Chisholm
4th Allan Russell
5th Gordon McCready, Renfrew, Scotland
6th Jenny Hazzard, Edinburgh
Judges: John Wilson, Bob Worrall

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