Mulhearn into the Stirling pounds

Published: July 31, 2011
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Stirling, Scotland – July 10, 2011 – John Mulhearn of Glasgow reaped the most rewards with a first and two seconds at the sunny and warm Stirling Highland Games.

1st John Mulhearn
2nd Derek Midgley, Glasgow
3rd Mael Sicard-Cras, Glasgow
4th Ross Forrest
5th Jenny Hazzard, Edinburgh

Judges: Hugh MacCallum, Ronnie McShannon

1st Craig Muirhead
2nd John Mulhearn
3rd Jenny Hazzard
4th Simon McKerrell, Newcastle
5th Alan Russell, Kelty, Scotland

Judges: Walter Cowan, Tom Speirs

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1st Simon McKerrell
2nd John Mulhearn
3rd Craig Muirhead
4th Jenny Hazzard
5th Alan Russell

Judges: Walter Cowan, Tom Speirs

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Pipers should avoid memorizing their music until the tune can be played from start to finish, fluidly, without error and at full speed. Once you memorize your music, it will become your reference every time you play. If your memory of the music has flaws in it, through repetition, you will permanently cement these flaws in your playing. Memorization is similar to the wood stain that would be added when building a bookcase – it would be the final touch to a finished product.
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