August 15, 2015

Johnston raises standard at Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan, Scotland – August 15, 2015 – Ten pipers who weren’t otherwise engaged at the World Pipe Band Championships 100 miles south in Glasgow. Finlay Johnston was the overall winner in rapidly-changing weather.

1st Finlay Johnston, Glasgow
2nd Ian K. MacDonald, Whitby, Ontario
3rd Finlay Clark
4th Robert Gray
Judge: Malcolm McRae

Ian K. MacDonald competing at Glenfinnan [Photo: Emily Kate MacLellan]
March (twice over)
1st Finlay Johnston
2nd Ian K. MacDonald
3rd Nick Hudson, Pittsburgh
4th Matt Pantaleoni, St. Louis
Judge: Iain MacFadyen

Strathspey & Reel
1st Ian K. MacDonald
2nd Nick Hudson
3rd Finlay Johnston
4th Matt Pantaleoni
Judge: Iain MacFadyen


  1. Glenfinnan may not be big on the piping circuit but to anyone who has stood there and listened it makes Glasgow Green seem like a carnival event. I make this post with all due respect to all of those who participate in the worlds.



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