McClamrock wins 2013 Livingstone

Published: October 19, 2013
(Page 1 of 1)

Hamilton, Ontario – October 19, 2013 – Ben McClamrock of Baltimore was the winner of the 2013 Livingstone Invitational Solo Piping Competition, held at the Officers’ Mess at James Street Armoury, the headquarters of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders of Canada.

McClamrock_Ben_Livingstone_Oct2013_home

McClamrock competed against Ed Bush, Cardinal, Ontario; Ann Gray, Calgary; Derek Midgley, Tinton Falls, New Jersey; and Glenn Walpole, Kincardine, Ontario. Jamie Troy of Victoria, British Columbia, had to withdraw and did not attend.

Competitors, each of whom received an appearance fee for participating, could play whatever they liked within a maximum 20-minute period, but had to include at least one composition by Ontario-based piper Michael Grey, who was one of the judges of the event, along with John Cairns and John MacKenzie, also of Ontario. No other prizes were awarded.

The competition was organized by the Niagara-Hamilton Branch of the Pipers & Pipe Band Society of Ontario, and has been held regularly since the early 1980s.

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:
May 26, 1841Angus MacKay marries Mary Russell, Edinburgh.
TOP STORIES
Articles from the last three months with the highest overall ratings by readers.
  1. “Pipers Meeting” makes oldest tunes new again
  2. The 1987 Iain McLeod p|d Interview
MOST RECENT POST
  • What judges want
    Tue, 18 Apr 2017
    Sitting adjudicating an amateur solo piping competition the other day, I got to thinking again about the competitors, so many of them so anxious and apprehensive. Playing before a judge who’s going to judge your music is a weird t …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS June 9, 2017Georgetown Highland GamesGeorgetown Fairgrounds

June 10, 2017UK Pipe Band ChampionshipsBelfast

June 15, 2017Cobourg Highland Games & FestivalVictoria Park, Cobourg

June 16, 2017Chicago Highland Games

June 17, 2017The National Piping Centre Virginia Piping & Drumming School 2017Shenandoah University, Winchester VA

TIP OF THE DAY
Always aim to make music – rather than just producing a perfect technical exercise.
Murray Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland

FROM THE ARCHIVES