Miller, Todd win Fort Edmonton battle

Published: July 15, 2013
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Edmonton, Alberta – July 13, 2013 – Morgan Miller and Kelly Todd were the biggest winners in the Professional Solo Piping competitions at the annual Fort Edmonton Celtic Gathering. Alberta Caledonia was first in the Grade 1 band competition, playing against the Grade 2 Edmonton & District, which played up.

Professional Solo Piping Piobaireachd
1st Morgan Miller
2nd Kelly Todd
3rd Daniel Lidgren

Judge: Dan Diessner

MSR
1st Morgan Miller
2nd Zephan Knichel
3rd Kelly Todd

Judge: Cam Keating

Jig
1st Kelly Todd
2nd Zephan Knichel
3rd Daniel Lidgren

Judge: Dave Hicks

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  1. brucegpiper

    Kelly Todd, back on the contest Platform ? That’s great news for piping. Hope he keeps back playing!

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