Uist & Barra Professional Results – Callum is Triumphant

A very successful competition was held today at the College of Piping in Glasgow. The main hall was very busy throughout the day and hundreds watched this showpiece event live on Livestream.

Piping convenor: John Angus Smith; Announcer Catriona MacPhee. The picture above shows the three principal winners Cameron Drummond, Callum Beaumont and Finlay Johnston. This was the second year in a row Callum and Finlay had won their respective competitions.

Ceol Mor, Glasgow Highland Club Silver Medal and Finlay MacKenzie Challenge Trophy
1 Callum Beaumont, Lament for Macleod of Colbeck £220
2 Niall Stewart, Stewart’s White Banner £175
3 Glenn Brown, Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon £110
4 Jamie Forrester, Earl of Ross’s March £85
5 Craig Sutherland, Scarce of Fishing £65

MSR, Oban Times Challenge Trophy
1 Finlay Johnston £165
2 Cameron Drummond £110
3 Callum Beaumont £85
4 Douglas Murray £75
5 Graham Drummond £65

H&J, Angus John MacDonald Trophy
1 Cameron Drummond £70
2 Niall Stewart £60
3 Callum Beaumont £50
4 Craig Sutherland £40
5 Jamie Forrester £30

Overall for the Charles Hepburn Rose Bowl: Callum Beaumont

Judges for all events: James Banks, Robert Wallace, John Wilson

Others who played and their tunes were: Finlay Johnston, Craigellachie, Faye Henderson, Colin Roy MacKenzie’s Lament, Innes Smith, Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay, Douglas Murray, In Praise of Morag, Wilson Brown, Bells of Perth, Cameron Drummond, Unjust Incarceration.

Graham Drummond replaced Faye Henderson for the light music events. The tunes here were:
Innes Smith, Machioness of Tullibardine, Highland Harry, Rejected Suitor/ Clydeside, Alan MacPherson of Mosspark
Graham Drummond, P/M Jim Christie of Wick, Mrs Donald MacPherson, Alick Cameron-Champion Piper/ Ladies Hornpipe, Cameronian Rant
Wilson BrownTaking of Beaumont Hamel, Piper’s Bonnet, Smith of Chilliechassie/ Arthur Gillies, Cailleach an Dudain,
Craig SutherlandColin Thompson, Dora MacLeod, Loch Carron/ Man From Skye, John Patterson’s Mare,
Niall StewartKantara to El Arish, Pipe Major Hector MacLean, Mrs. MacPherson of Inveran/ Donald MacLeod, Skylark’s Ascension,
Cameron DrummondLochaber Gathering, Caledonian Society of London, Broadford Bay/ Colin MacKay, Angus John MacNeil of Barra, Glenn BrownBonnie Ann, Caber Fèidh, Kalabakan/ Ina MacKenzie, Tenpenny Bit,
Jamie Forrester, Alan Dodd’s Farewell to Scotland, Arniston Castle, John Morrison of Assynt House/ Redondo Beach, Kenny Gillies of Portnalong,
Callum Beaumont, Mrs. John MacColl, Inveraray Castle, Cockerel in the Creel/ Raigmore, Donella Beaton,
Douglas Murray, Highland Wedding, Ewe wi’ the Crooked Horn, Alick C. MacGregor/ Crossing the Minch, Curlew,
Finlay Johnston, Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque, Maggie Cameron, Sheepwife/ Train Journey North, Kenny MacDonald’s Jig

• Stay tuned for some thoughts on the day from our editor Robert Wallace.