August 03, 2015

No lament for Viscount at Montreal

ViscountPark_logo_smallMontreal – August 2, 2015 – The recently formed Viscount Park Pipe Band of Edmonton won the three-band Grade 2 competition at the Montreal Highland Games, an event run by the Quebec Pipe Band Association. The contest follows the North American Championships at Maxville, Ontario, so there were a few sore heads on the park. The event was very well attended by spectators, many from Montreal’s strong Scottish immigrant community.

Grade 2 (medley, three competed)
1st Viscount Park (2,1,1,2)
2nd Prince Charles (1,3,1,2)
3rd City of Regina (3,2,3,3)

Grade 3 (six competed)
1st Macmillan (1,2,1,1)
2nd Worcester Kiltie ((2,1,2,2)
3rd Glengarry
4th St. Andrews (4,4,3,5)
5th Saffron United (6,5,5,3)
6th Black Watch RHR of Canada (5,6,6,6)

Grade 4 (one played)
1st Black Watch RHR of Canada

Grade 5
1st Frederciton Society of St. Andrew
2nd 78th Fraser Highlanders (Ottawa)
3rd Glengarry (Gr.5)

Judges for all events: John Wilson, Brian Williamson (piping); Brendan Kelly (drumming); Bob Worrall (ensemble)




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