September 20, 2014

Liddell on top at Springbank

Stuart Liddell with the overall trophy for the 2014 Springbank Invitational. [Photo: Derek Maxwell]
Campbeltown, Scotland – September 20, 2014 – The Kintyre Piping Society held the annual Springbank Invitational Piping Competition at the Seafield Hotel, and Stuart Liddell of Inveraray, Scotland, emerged the overall winner, with a first in the Piobaireachd, which broke a tie with Angus MacColl of Benderloch, Scotland, who won the MSR, and neither had a prize in the other event that counted toward the aggregate. The event is sponsored by Springbank Distillery.

1st Stuart Liddell, “Lament for the Laird of Annapool”
2nd Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow, “Isabel MacKay”
3rd Iain Speirs, Edinburgh, “Donald Gruamach’s March”
4th Callum Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland, “Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar”

1st Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “Craigendarroch,” “The Argyllshire Gathering,” “Shepherd’s Crook,” “John Roy Stewart,” “Mrs. MacPherson of Inveran,” “Alick C. MacGregor”
2nd Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland,
3rd Roddy MacLeod,
4th Callum Beaumont,

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Angus MacColl, “Kyle Howie’s,” “Skye”
2nd Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland,
3rd Stuart Liddell
4th Willie McCallum

Springbank 2014 competitors L-R: Roddy MacLeod, Willie McCallum, Angus MacColl, Callum Beaumont, Gordon Walker, Stuart Liddell, Niall Stewart and Iain Speirs. [Photo: Derek Maxwell]
Also competing but not in the prizes, was Niall Stewart of Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland.

Iain MacFadyen, Iain Morrison and John Wilson judged all of the events.




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