Nick Hudson: Maxville Gold Medallist
Maxville, Ontario – July 31, 2015 – Nick Hudson of Pittsburgh won the Piobaireachd Society Gold Medal (Canada), the annual contest held as part of the Glengarry Highland Games. Hudson played in warm indoor conditions against a field of 12 other pipers. In the Bar to the Gold Medal, reserved for previous winners of the Gold Medal, Andrew Hayes of Ottawa won, the fourth time he has captured the prize. Bob Worrall judged both events. The competition is open to the first 23 qualified entrants.
Piobaireachd Society Gold Medal (Canada) (13 competed)
1st Nick Hudson, “Lament for the Children”
2nd Ben McClamrock, “Ronald MacDonald of Morar’s Lament”
3rd Andrea Boyd, Ottawa, “Lament for MacSwan of Roaig”
Bar to the Gold Medal (10 competed)
1st Andrew Hayes, “The Earl of Ross’s March”
2nd Nick Hudson, “The MacDougalls’ Gathering”
3rd James MacHattie, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, “In Praise of Morag”
Stay tuned to pipes|drums for results from the Saturday competitions at the North American Championships at the Glengarry Highland Games.