August 02, 2016

New Jersey’s Midgley wins Dunvegan Medal

Derek Midgley, 2015

Portree, Scotland – August 2, 2016 – Derek Midgley of Mill Town, New Jersey, won the Dunvegan Medal for piobaireachd at the Skye Gathering, a competition that honours tunes accredited to or associated with the MacCrimmon piping dynasty. Midgley is on a winning roll, after winning the piobaireachd at Lochearnhead last week. Cameron Drummond of Edinburgh won the Clasp to the Dunvegan Medal for the second straight year.

Dunvegan Medal
1st Derek Midgley, “The Battle of Waternish”
2nd Sandy Cameron, Roy Bridge, Scotland, “MacLeod of Raasay’s Salute”
3rd Bridghe Campbell, “The Groat”
4th Jamie Elder, Fife, Scotland, “A Flame of Wrath for Patrick Coagagh”
5th Nick Hudson, Pittsburgh, “Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck”
Judges: Alan Forbes, Dugald MacNeill, Malcolm McRae

6/8 Marches
1st Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland
2nd Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland
3rd Alasdair Henderson, Dunoon, Scotland
4th Cameron Drummond, Edinburgh
5th Greig Canning, Edinburgh
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Archie MacLean, Iain Morrison

1st Stuart Liddell
2nd Gordon Walker
3rd Alasdair Henderson
4th Cameron Drummond
5th Ann Gray, Calgary
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Archie MacLean, Iain Morrison

Clasp to the Dunvegan Medal
1st Cameron Drummond, “Rory MacCloude’s Lament”
2nd Ann Gray, “I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand”
3rd Euan MacCrimmon, Inverness, Scotland, “Mrs. MacLeod of Talisker’s Salute”
Judges: Alan Forbes, Malcolm McRae, Iain Morrison





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