McWhirter wins third straight and fourth career World Solo Drumming title
Glasgow – October 19, 2013 – Steven McWhirter gained his third consecutive World Solo Pipe Band Drumming Championship at another large event at Glasgow Caledonian Univistry. It was the fourth time overall that the leading-drummer of the Grade 1 Inveraray & District Pipe Band achieved the award.
1st Steven McWhirter, Inveraray & District
2nd Blair Brown, Shotts & Dykehead
3rd Barry Wilson, ScottishPower
4th Eric Ward, Greater Glasgow Police Scotland
5th William Glenholmes, Cullybackey
6th Stephen Creighton, St. Laurence O’Toole
Newly introduced to the competition was a doubling of each competitor’s scores in the MSR section, so that twice as much weight was given to that event than the Hornpipe & Jig.
The MSR Final judges were Gordon Craig, Gordon Parkes and Paul Turner; Hornpipe & Jig judges were Jim Baxter, David Brown and Greg Dinsdale
Steven McWhirter performing with Inveraray& District Pipe-Major Stuart Liddell at the 2012 Pipes+Drums Recital in Glasgow, sponsored by pipes|drums Magazine.