May 31, 2010

Videos: Gandy sweeps into fifth Livingstone Championship

Hamilton, Ontario – May 8, 2010 – Bruce Gandy of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, won the aggregate trophy at the 2010 William Livingstone Sr. Memorial Invitational Solo Piping Competition by taking the first-prize in both the Piobaireachd and Light Music events. It was the fifth time that Gandy won the prize, which he last achieved in 1996. It was the 33rd year of the competition, which is organized by the Niagara-Hamilton Branch of the Pipers & Pipe Band Society of Ontario.

1st Bruce Gandy, “Lord Lovat’s Lament”
2nd Andrew Hayes, Ottawa, “The Old Men of the Shells”
3rd Andy Rogers, Fredericton, New Brunswick, “The End of the Great Bridge”


1st Bruce Gandy, “Angus Campbell’s Farewell to Stirling,” “Bob of Fettercairn,” “The Grey Bob,”The Heningham Reunion,” “The Old Wife of the Mild Dust”

2nd Michael Grey, Dundas, Ontario

3rd James P. Troy, Victoria, British Columbia

Also playing but not in the prizes were Gordon Conn, Calgary; Roderick MacLean, Halfiax, Nova Scotia; and Sean McKeown, Toronto.

Both events were judged by Reay Mackay, Colin MacLellan and Ed Neigh.




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