Mackay wins 2013 Nicol-Brown

Published: October 13, 2013
(Page 1 of 1)

Albany, New York – October 12, 2013 – Andrew Mackay of Kitchener, Ontario, was the overall winner of the 2013 Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Solo Piping Competition, the 31st annual rendition of the contest, held at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The competition featured the usual bevvy of prizes, many donated by sponsors. Mackay received airfare to compete the Scottish Piping Society of London competition in November 2014, among other goodies. pipes|drums Magazine was a monetary sponsor of the event once again. All of the events were judged by June Hanley, Andrew Hayes and Patrick Molard.

Piobaireachd (Robert Nicol-Robert Brown Chalice)
1st Andrew Mackay. “e Massacre of Glencoe”
2nd Aaron Stone, Sedro-Woolley, Washington, “The Park Piobaireachd #2”
3rd Jack Williamson, Topeka, Kansas, “His Father’s Lament for Donald MacKenzie”
4th James Dyson, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, “All the Men Paid Rent but Rory”
5th Jordan Perillo, Winnipeg, “The King’s Taxes”

MSR (William Ross Challenge Targe)
1st Liam Hilder, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, “Major Manson’s Farewell to Clachantrushal,” “Delvinside,” “John Morrison of Assynt House”
2nd Kirk Brunson, Haverhill, Massachusetts, “The Pap of Glencoe,” “The Shepherd’s Crook,” “Alick C. McGregor”
3rd Callum Harper, Bolton, Ontario, “Angus McKinnon of Eigg,” “Arniston Castle,” “Neil Angus MacDonald”
4th Aaron Stone, “David Ross of Rosehall,” “The Piper’s Bonnet,” “The Sheepwife”
5th Andrew Mackay, “John MacColl’s March to Kilbowie Cottage,” “Maggie Cameron,” “Bessie McIntyre”

6/8 March (Donald MacLeod Memorial)
1st Jack Williamson, “John Gordon of Drummuie,” “Jean Mauchline”
2nd Kirk Brunson, “Cameron MacFadyen,” “The Ross Battery”
3rd James Dyson, “Frank Thompson,” “El Alamein”
4th Liam Hilder, “The MacNeils of Ugadale,” “MacLeod of Mull”
5th Aaron Stone, “The MacNeils of Ugadale,” “Ellenorr”

Also competing but not in the prizes were Andrew Donlon, Germantown, Maryland, and Campbell Webster, Concord, New Hampshire. Tyler Johnson, Farmington Hills, Michigan, and Nicholas Theriault, Danville, California, were invited but could not attend.

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0

GET THE MOBILE APP!
The new pipes|drums app offers the same publication with a streamlined experience. Get the latest news optimized for your smartphone.
Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play
THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
July 29, 1976John Burgess plays to packed house at recital, Toronto.
MOST RECENT POST
  • Fall out
    Thu, 14 Jul 2016
    David Murray’s reported (but as it turned out, incorrect) passing got me thinking again about the military and piping. Looking back, I believe Murray is the last of the pure military men who had a major influence on the judging … …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS July 30, 2016Scottish Pipe Band ChampionshipsLevengrove Park, Dumbarton, Scotland

August 3, 2016CARLOWAY SHOW AND HIGHLAND GAMES, ISLE OF LEWIS, OUTER HEBRIDES, SCOTLANDISLE OF LEWIS

August 6, 2016Dundonald Highland GamesDundonald

August 6, 2016North Berwick International Highland GamesNorth Berwick Park

August 7, 2016Bridge of Allan Highland GamesGames Field at Bridge of Allan

TIP OF THE DAY
Be sure to return some love to your significant other who’s so supportive of your hobby.
pipes|drums

FROM THE ARCHIVES