June 13, 2016

Easton, Rowe on top at Brown Cup

Porirua, New Zealnd – June 11, 2016 – Stuart Easton won the 64th annual Brown Cup MSR competition held this year at the Royal New Zealand Police College, and Willie Rowe took home the top piobaireachd prize. The event is named in honour of Robert Urquhart Brown, one half of the famous Bobs of Balmoral, who travelled several times to New Zealand to teach, and left a significant mark on the country’s piping scene. Judges for both events were Alistair Hanning and Stewart McKenzie.

Judges and competitors at the 2016 R.U. Brown Cup in New Zealand (L-R): Alistair Hanning, Stewart McKenzie, Marion Horsburgh, Callum Carn, Stuart Easton, Willie Rowe and Sebastian George.

Everest Memorial Piobaireachd
1st Willie Rowe, Napier, New Zealand, “Too Long in the Condition”
2nd Stuart Easton, Palmerston North, New Zealand, “A Flame of Wrath for Patrick Coagach”
3rd Marion Horsburgh, Wellington, “MacLeod of MacLeod’s Salute”
4th George Mason, Wellington, “Isabel McKay”

The Brown Cup

1st Stuart Easton
2nd Willie Rowe
3rd Callum Carn, Palmerston North, New Zealand
4th Sebastian George, Pahiatua, New Zealand

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