Silver Cap gold for Angus MacColl
Glasgow – August 10, 2010 – Angus MacColl of Benderloch, Scotland, was the winner of the second annual Silver Cap Invitational Solo Piping Competition, held at the Todd Bar at the University of Strathclyde. According to one listener, MacColl gave an “awesome” performance in the light music-only contest that required competitors to submit and perform an original composition.
All eight competitors received prize money for their efforts. The contest was judged by Iain MacLellan, who adjudicated the event from behind a screen so as not to know which contestant he was assessing.
1st Angus MacColl ( £1000)
2nd Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland ( £750)
3rd Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland ( £600)
4th James P. Troy, Victoria, British Columbia ( £450)
5th Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland ( £300)
6th Bruce Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia ( £150)
7th Jack Lee, Surrey, British Columbia ( £100)
8th Ken Sutherland, Menlo Park, California
Sutherland competed as a “wild card” player. The competition was organized by Richard King and Steve Foley of Los Angeles.