Published: May 31, 2011

Hayes and McKeown take down Dan Reid Memorial

San Francisco – May 7, 2011 – The 19th annual Dr. Dan Reid Memorial invitational solo piping recital/competition was held at the Marines Memorial Club and Hotel. Andrew Hayes of Ottawa and Sean McKeown of Toronto were the overall winners of the Masters and Cameron-Gillies sections. Competitors performed in a recital type of setting, with tunes assigned from a set list. Mike Cusack and Bill Livingstone judged all of the events.

1st Andrew Hayes
2nd Ian K. MacDonald, Whitby, Ontario
3rd Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland

1st Stuart Liddell
2nd Andrew Hayes
3rd Ian K. MacDonald

1st Andrew Hayes
2nd Ian K. MacDonald
3rd Stuart Liddell

Jig & Hornpipe
1st Ian K. MacDonald
2nd William McCallum
3rd Stuart Liddell

Also competing but not in the prizes was Jack Lee, Surrey, British Columbia.

1st Sean McKeown
2nd Lyric Todkill, Houston
3rd Jonathan Greenlees, Pittsburgh

1st Sean McKeown
2nd Jonathan Greenlees
3rd Lyric Todkill

6/8 March
1st Sean McKeown
2nd Lyric Todkill
3rd Jonathan Greenlees


  1. Both Andrew’s and Sean’s pipes, as well as their playing, were a joy to listen to, and they deserve their 1st premiums. Congratulations to all the players!


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