Published: March 30, 2015

Indoor Winnipeg Festival draws from far and wide

RMPB LogoWinnipeg – March 28, 2015 – The Winnipeg Scottish Festival saw changes to the date, venue and format, with more than 100 soloists competing in the morning, and 11 bands performing in the afternoon. Pipers and drummers traveled from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Minnesota and Nebraska to compete the event. Bands performed on stage in concert format to a full house at the CanadInns Banquet and Conference Centre. Grade 2 band events were split between Rocky Mountain of Calgary and City of Regina, with the newly logoed Rocky Mountain taking overall drumming. The Winnipeg Police won both Grade 3 events.

Grade 2
MSR
1st Rocky Mountain
2nd City of Regina

Medley
1st City of Regina
2nd Rocky Mountain
Overall drumming: Rocky Mountain

Rocky Mountain competing in the Winnipeg Scottish Festival Grade 2 contest.

Grade 3
MSR
1st Winnipeg Police
2nd St. Andrew’s of Winnipeg
3rd Macalester College

Medley
1st Winnipeg Police
2nd St. Andrew’s of Winnipeg
3rd Macalester College
Overall drumming: Winnipeg Police

Grade 4
Quick March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk RFM
2nd Conservatory of Performing Arts
3rd Regina Police

Medley
1st Lord Selkirk RFM
2nd Regina Police
3rd Prairie Thistle
Overall drumming: Regina Police

Grade 5
Quick March Medley
1st Macalester College
2nd Prairie Thistle
Drumming: Macalster College
Judges for all band events: Ken Eller, Adrian Melvin (piping); Jim Sim (Drumming); Bob Worrall (Ensemble)

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