June 17, 2015

Conway lifts Brown Cup; Easton best overall

Wellington, New Zealand – June 13, 2015 – The Wellington Pipers Club held its annual Brown Cup event at the Royal New Zealand Police College, where Stuart Easton won the Piobaireachd and Emmett Conway took the light music, with Easton having the best overall day. The MSRHPJ event is the actuial Brown Cup, and this was the 64th year for the competition. Judges for both events were John Hanning and Ross Hanning.

Prize-winners at the 2015 Brown Cup (L-R): Robert Gibb, Iain Robertson, Stuart Easton, John Hanning ( judge), Emmett Conway, and Ross Hanning (judge).

Everest Piobaireachd
1st Stuart Easton, Palmerston North, New Zealand, “Black Donald’s March”
2nd Iain Roberston, Palmerston North, New Zealand, “Too Long in this Condition”
3rd John Decker, Wellington, “Lament for the Viscount of Dundee”
4th Robert Gibb, Auckland, “Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay”

Brown Cup MSRHPJ (own choice)
1st Emmett Conway, “Highland Wedding,” “Inveraray Castle,” “Bessie McIntyre,” “Donald McLeod,” “P-M George S. Allan,” “The Fiddlers’ Rally”
2nd Stuart Easton
3rd Iain Roberston
4th Robert Gibb




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