Springbank Invitational Results (Updated)

The annual competition sponsored by the local Springbank Distillery and organised by William McCallum was held on Saturday, Sept 15. It affords the local piping community in Campbeltown and Kintyre the the opportunity of hearing some of the best pipers on the professional circuit. The above picture shows all competitors with trophies and generous helpings of the sponsors’ fine brew.

Ceol Mor
1 Roderick MacLeod, Lament for MacSwan of Roaig
2 Alasdair Henderson, MacDougall’s Gathering
3 Gordon McCready, The Vaunting
4 Iain Speirs, In Praise of Morag

1 William McCallum, Capt. Campbell of Drum a Voisk, Angus Campbell’s Farewell to Stoirling, Dora MacLeod, Susan MacLeod, Roddy MacDonald’s Fancy, Man from Glengarry
2 Calum Beaumont, Miss Elspeth Campbell, Mrs Duncan MacFadyen, Tulloch Castle, Bob o’ Fettercairn, Cockerel in the Creel, Drumlithie
3 RoderickMacLeod, Clan MacColl, Argyllshire Gathering, Lady Loudon, Sheherd’s Crook, Grey Bob, Sheepwife
4 Alasdair Henderson, Duke of Roxburgh’s Farewell to the Blackmount, Inveran, Piper’s Bonnet, Bob o’Fettercairn, Sandy Cameron, Mrs MacPherson of Inveran

Hornpipe / Jig
1 Alasdair Henderson, Hazel Thompson, Michael MacDonald’s Jig
2 Angus MacColl, Kyle Howie’s Hornpipe, Calum’s Bridge
3 Gordon McCready, Captain’s Pledge, P/M Jimmy MacGregor
4 William McCallum, St Valery, Kenny MacDonald’s Jig

6/8 March
1 Angus MacColl, MacNeil of Ugadale
2 Roderick MacLeod, Braes of Scotland
3 William McCallum, P/M Ronnie MacCallum
4 Gordon McCready, Highland Brigade Depot

Judges: IM Morrison, I MacFadyen, J Wilson

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