April 27, 2015

MacHattie rises to Summerside Challenge

James MacHattie (left) accepts the professional trophy for the 2015 Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge from College of Piping Executive Director Karen Hatcher and ACPBA Chief Steward Rick Crawford.

Summerside, Prince Edward Island – April 25, 2015 – After an agonizingly long winter of non-stop snow, a full complement of solo pipers competed at the College of Piping & Celtic Performing Arts annual Piobaireachd Challenge, with Roddy MacLeod judging all of the events. The event is co-sponsored with the Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Association.

1st James MacHattie, “The Unjust Incarceration”
2nd Alex Gandy, “Old Men of the Shells”

Grade 1
1st James Dyson, “The MacLeods’ Controversy”
2nd Sarah Simpson, “Queen Anne’s Lament”
3rd Brandon Gardner, “The Massacre of Glencoe”

Grade 2
1st John McIntyre, “The Men Went to Drink”
2nd Mike Farnworth, “Black Donald’s March”
3rd Heather Stone, “MacLeod of Raasay’s Salute”

Prize-winners, administrators and judge at the 2015 Atlanic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge.

Grade 3
1st Brady Webb, “Lady Anapool’s Lament”
2nd Calum Brydon, “Flame of Wrath for Patrick Caogach”
3rd Chris MacKnight, “I Am Proud to Play a Pipe”

Grade 4
1st Carl Brydon, “Cabar Feidh Gu Brath”
2nd Gillian Blaney, “Catherine’s Lament”
3rd Seamus Meagher, “Field of Gold”

Grade 5
1st Dalton Faulkner, “The Boat Tune”

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