Wilton blooms at Aboyne

Published: August 31, 2009
(Page 1 of 1)
Aboyne, Scotland – August 1, 2009 – David Wilton of Forfar, Scotland, enjoyed a fine day at the Aboyne Games in Royal Deeside, winning the Piobaireachd and Strathspey & Reel events. Allan Russell and Simon McKerrell took the other two firsts. Eighteen competed in a cold rainy morning and a bright and warmer afternoon.
 
Piobaireachd
1st David Wilton
2nd Fiona Manson
3rd Alan Clark, Aberdeen
4th Allan Russell, Kelty, Scotland
5th Fraser Maitland, Aberdeen.
Judges: Malcolm McRae, Ronald Clark
 
March
1st Allan Russell
2nd David Wilton
3rd Craig Muirhead, Stirling, Scotland
4th Simon McKerrell, Glasgow
 
Strathspey & Reel
1st David Wilton
2nd Allan Russell
3rd Fiona Manson
4th Craig Muirhead
 
Hornpipe & Jig
1st Simon McKerrell
2nd Craig Muirhead
3rd Allan Russell
4th Craig Sutherland, Crieff, Scotland
 
Judges for all light music: Ian Duncan, Jim Hamilton.
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0.0/5
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 0

GET THE MOBILE APP!
The new pipes|drums app offers the same publication with a streamlined experience. Get the latest news optimized for your smartphone.
Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play
THIS DAY IN HISTORY:
August 29, 1965Donald MacLean of Lewis dies suddenly at Cowal Games, age 63.
MOST RECENT POST
  • The shoulder tap
    Fri, 26 Aug 2016
    “Perhaps the simpler truth is that each of us has only so many heartbeats. All artists have fat years and leaner ones afterward. They just hope that the lean years don’t turn into a famine, and that there’s enough seed … Continue …
Read more »
UPCOMING EVENTS September 3, 2016Calgary Highland GamesSpringbank Park

September 3, 2016CANMORE HIGHLAND GAMESCanmore, AB

September 3, 2016151st Scottish Highland Gathering & GamesAlameda County Fairgrounds

October 1, 2016Australian Pipe Band ChampionshipsKnox Grammar School, Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia

October 7, 2016Willie McCallum Concert in Scotia, New YorkFirst Reformed Church of Scotia, 224 N. Ballston Ave (Route 50), Scotia, NY 12302

TIP OF THE DAY
The lifecycle of a piper or drummer: Learning to play; Studying the instrument and the music; Passing on this knowledge by teaching.
Sandy Keith, Dunedin, Florida

FROM THE ARCHIVES