Glenfiddich Championship 2021 Results

The Glenfiddich Champion for 2021 is Jack Lee. He was placed second in ceòl mòr and third in light music to take the overall title. Runner-up overall was Angus MacColl and third Finlay Johnston.

The ‘live’ competition was held today in Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire. It was also livestreamed for viewers around the world.

Piobaireachd placings:
1 Finlay Johnston, Lament for the Union
2 Jack Lee, Lament for Colin Roy MacKenzie
3 Angus MacColl, Unjust Incarceration
4 Callum Beaumont, Daughter’s Lament
5 Iain Speirs, Scarce of Fishing

MSR placings:
1 William McCallum, Mrs Duncan MacFadyen, Susan MacLeod, John MacKechnie
2 Angus MacColl, MacLean of Pennycross, Ewe wi’ the Crookit Horn, Alick C. MacGregor
3 Jack Lee, Abercairney Highlanders, Caledonian Society of London, Mrs MacPherson of Inveran
4 Iain Speirs, P/M J McWilliams, Top of Craigvenow, Traditional
5 Roderick MacLeod, Marchioness of Tulliebardine, Piper’s Bonnet, Grey Bob

The ten invitees list this year was based on pipers who had had a successful track record at the competition, plus the current champion Stuart Liddell and the winner of the Piping Live Masters contest, Callum Beaumont. Others were: Glenn Brown, Finlay Johnston, Jack Lee, Angus MacColl, Roderick MacLeod, William McCallum, Connor Sinclair and Iain Speirs.

The judges were:
Piobaireachd: S Samson, J Taylor, J Wilson
March, Strathspey and Reel: I Duncan, I MacFadyen, W Morrison

The Balvenie Medal for Services to Piping: John Wilson

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