Meunier takes GDM
Glasgow – January 20, 2011 – Alexis Meunier of Brittany was the overall winner of the annual Gordon Duncan Memorial Solo Piping Competition held at the National Piping Centre. The invitational contest pits three players each against each other in Scottish, Breton and Irish music sections. Meunier won the Breton event, while Alistair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland, took the Scottish and Robert Watt, Northern Ireland, won the Irish. Ian Duncan and Brian Donaldson judged the Scottish section, William Garrett and Lenny Brown adjudicated the Irish, and Herve Le Floch and Patrick Mollard assessed the Breton. Overall 1st Alexis Meunier 2nd Robert Watt, Northern Ireland 3rd Sylvain Hamon, Brittany
Others competing: Chris Armstrong, Airth, Scotland; Xavier Boderiou, Brittany; Andrea Boyd, Glasgow; Ryan Canning, Glasgow; and Cameron Drummond, Edinburgh. John Wilson emceed the event.