September 30, 2010

Walker wins 2010 Springbank Invitational

Campbeltown, Scotland – September 18, 2010 – Gordon Walker of Galston, Scotland, was the overall winner at the 2010 Springbank Invitational Solo Piping Competition held at the Argyll Arms Hotel. Walker received the Springbank Silver Medal and £200 for his efforts across the Piobaireachd and MSR events.

Piobaireachd (Argyll Arms Trophy & Quaich)
1st Gordon Walker, “Scarce of Fishing”
2nd Roddy MacLeod, Glasgow, “Battle of Auldern No. 2”
3rd Iain Speirs, Edinburgh, “MacDougalls’ Gathering”
4th Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland, “The End of the Great Bridge”

MSR (Serco Trophy and Muir Quaich)

1st Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland, “Capt. Campbell of Drum A Voisk,” “Inveran,” “Lady MacKenzie of Gairloch,” “MacBeth’s Strathspey,” “The Grey Bob,” “John McKechnie’s Big Reel”

2nd Angus MacColl, “MacLean of Pennycross,” “The Argyllshire Gathering,” “Maggie Cameron,” “John Roy Stewart,” “Sound of Sleat,” “Mrs. MacPherson of Inveran”

3rd Stuart Liddell, Inveraray, Scotland, “The Clan McColl,” “The Pap of Glencoe,” “John Roy Stewart,” “Shepherd’s Crook,” “The Smith of Chilliechassie,” “The Little Cascade”

4th Niall Stewart, Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland, “Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque,” “Kantara to El Arish,” “Ewe wi’ the Crookit Horn,” “Susan MacLeod,” “Kildonan,” “Ca’ the Ewes”

Hornpipe & Jig (Committee Members Trophy and Sgian Dubh)
1st Willie McCallum, “Donald MacLeod,” “Donald MacLennan’s Tuning Phrase”
2nd Gordon Walker, “Dora Watt,” “John Paterson’s Mare”
3rd Stuart Liddell, “P-M George S. Allan,” “The Blue Lagoon”
4th James Murray, Coupar, Scotland, “Crossing the Minch,” “The Rakes of Kildare”




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