Jack Lee, winner of the 2019 Silver Chanter.
Jack Lee, winner of the 2019 Silver Chanter.

The draw (and tunes to be played) for this year’s online Silver Chanter is:

  1. Connor Sinclair (Lament for Donald Bàn MacCrimmon);
  2. Stuart Liddell (Lament for the Children);
  3. Sarah Muir (Lament for the Earl of Antrim);
  4. Callum Beaumont (Lament for MacLeod of Colbecks);
  5. Iain Speirs (Lament for MacSwan of Roaig);
  6. Fred Morrison (Lament for Patrick Òg MacCrimmon).

The competition takes place on Saturday, August 8. This will be the 54th year of the iconic competition.

Due to the restrictions in place as a result of the cornoavirus pandemich, this year’s competition will take place at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow, Scotland behind closed doors but broadcast live online. The livestream commences at 7.30pm BST and costs only £10. Or you can watch all three concerts in this year’s Piping Live! festival for £25 with the festival pass. Click HERE to watch.

The Silver Chanter is part of the Piping Live! festival.