Competition Results

Ian K. on top at SPA’s 2021 comp. for pros

Ian K. on top at SPA’s 2021 comp. for pros

Ian K. McDonald of Ontario, Canada [pictured] was the overall A/Premier Grade champion at this year’s Scottish Pipers’ Association solo piping competiton for professional pipers. The competition was held via video submissions recently. Results: A/Premier GradeCeòl Mòr – 1. Ian K. MacDonald; 2. Dr. Peter McCallister; 3. Jamie Forrester.March – 1. Gordon […]

Results: CLASP’s virtual highland games

Results: CLASP’s virtual highland games

Giovanni Giulianini of Italy [pictured] was the overall winner of the Grade 1 contest in the recent ‘virtual highland games’ organised by the National Piping Centre’s Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP). The competition was sponsored by R. G. Hardie & Co. Overall results:­­­­­­­ Grade 1 (receiving an overall […]

Callum Beaumont competing at the online 2020 Silver Chanter.

Callum Beaumont wins 2021 Donald MacDonald Cuach

Callum Beaumont from Bo’ness, Scotland was the winner tonight at the 2021 Donald MacDonald Cuach. Callum, pictured, played Donald MacDonald’s setting of Cumha Mhic a h-Arasaig (MacKintosh’s Lament). The competition was held online for the first time in the event’s 35 years with the five pipers playing from their respective […]

Geordie Syme, town piper of Dalkieth in the mid-18th century, Geordie Syme, the piper of Dalkeith, was allowed, beside a small wage, a suit of clothes: this consisted of a long yellow coat lined with red, red plush breeches, white stockings and shoes with buckles.

LBPS annual competition results

The annual competition held by the Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society (LBPS) took place yesterday online. Competitors from all over the world played live via video conference software. Founder member, Gordon Mooney, who adjudicated from his home in Florida, USA, remarked that it had been nearly 40 years since the […]