2019 US Junior Solo Invitational Championship

Overall winner Kayleigh Johnstone

This competition was held last weekend in Pittsburgh, PA. under the auspices of the Balmoral Classic, writes Elaine Lee. The Balmoral Classic Overall winner, Kayleigh Johnstone, is the younger sister of Colin Johnstone, who won the George Sherriff Amateur Invitational Solo Piping Competition on the same day!

In the photographs Kayleigh is holding her prize – a set of MacRae pipes donated by McCallum Bagpipes, and drumming champion Nicholas Moore is pictured with his prize – a Premier HTS-800 snare drum, donated by Henderson Imports.

Piobaireachd:

  1. Kayleigh Johnstone
  2. Duncan Winters
  3. Sebastian Benedetto
  4. Alexandra Knox
  5. Gemma Briggs

MSR:

  1. Kayleigh Johnstone
  2. Robert Dunn Jr.
  3. Duncan Winters
  4. Sebastian Benedetto
  5. Harrison Little


Overall Rank:

  1. Kayleigh Johnstone
  2. Duncan Winters
  3. Sebastian Benedetto
  4. Robert Dunn Jr.
  5. Alexandra Knox
Nicholas Moore, Drumming Champion

Rankings for the 2019 US Junior Solo Scottish Snare Drumming Invitational Championship at the Balmoral Classic

MSR:

  1. Nicholas Moore (accompanied by piper Ben Elliott)
  2. Jeremiah Whitney (accompanied by piper Palmer Shook)
  3. Andrew McNamara (accompanied by piper Andrew Donlan)

Hornpipe & Jig:

  1. Jeremiah Whitney (accompanied by piper Palmer Shook)
  2. Nicholas Moore (accompanied by piper Ben Elliott)
  3. Andrew McNamara (accompanied by piper Andrew Donlan)

Overall:

  1. Nicholas Moore (accompanied by piper Ben Elliott)
  2. Jeremiah Whitney (accompanied by piper Palmer Shook)
  3. Andrew McNamara (accompanied by piper Andrew Donlan)

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