Published: August 05, 2015

Iain Speirs captures his fifth Silver Chanter

Dunvegan, Skye, Scotland – August 5, 2015 – Iain Speirs of Edinburgh was awarded the Silver Chanter for piobaireachd at the annual invitational event held at Dunvegan Castle in the Isle of Skye. Contestants are assigned a MacCrimmon tune to perform. Speirs played “Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck.”

Iain Speirs with his fifth Silver Chanter. [Photo: Derek Maxwell]
Other playing were Callum Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland, “Lament for the Children”; Bill Geddes, Bridge of Allan, Scotland, “Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay”; Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland, “Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon”; Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow, “The Earl of Ross’s March”; and Douglas Murray, Cupar, Scotland, “Lament for the Earl of Antrim.”

The event was judged by Iain Morrison.

 

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