Competition Results

Angus MacColl wins 2021 Silver Chanter

Angus MacColl wins 2021 Silver Chanter

Angus MacColl from Benderloch, Scotland was awarded the 2021 Silver Chanter tonight. This was the 55th year of the iconic competition. Angus was assigned the classic MacCrimmon tune, Lament for Mary MacLeod to play. He was last on. Held tonight at the National Piping Centre’s headquarters in McPhater Street, Glasgow, […]

Ian K. continues online success ‘at’ Aboyne

Ian K. continues online success ‘at’ Aboyne

“There were 40 entrants in the 2021 Aboyne Games online piping competitions, writes Dr. Jack Taylor. “This meant three heats for piobaireachd and two for light music. It was good to welcome guest judges Jack Lee, Bill Livingstone and Roddy S. MacDonald, and to have JonDon MacKenzie on the Aboyne […]

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 […]