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:
December 6James Campbell dies, 2003, age 87. Alasdair Gillies born, Glasgow, 1963.
MOST RECENT POST
  • Refuge
    Mon, 21 Nov 2016
    Piping and drumming and pipe bands are a refuge from the real world โ€“ at least, they should be. I have always enjoyed having a piping alter-ego. Through school piping was almost completely separate from that world. Different frien …
Read more ยป
UPCOMING EVENTS December 9, 2016John Patrick Recital Scottish Pipers’ AssociationCollege of Piping Otago Street Glasgow

March 3, 2017Redding Bagpipe CompetitionRed Lion Hotel, Redding, CA USA

May 20, 2017British Pipe Band ChampionshipsPaisley, Scotland

June 9, 2017Georgetown Highland GamesGeorgetown Fairgrounds

June 10, 2017UK Pipe Band ChampionshipsBelfast

TIP OF THE DAY
Train drummers to use their ears to reinforce what clean and consistent drumming should be so that when more difficult scores are presented, clarity and musicality are the result.
Graham Kirkwood

FROM THE ARCHIVES