Jack Lee wins the Glenfiddich
Blair Castle, Perthshire – October 28, 2017
Jack Lee from British Columbia, Canada, won the 2017 Glenfiddich tonight. Jack’s won the Ceòl Mòr and was second in the MSR. The win caps off a good year for the Canadian and is his second overall Glenfiddich title. His first title was in 2003.
Roddy MacLeod was the runner-up overall with Angus MacColl placing third.
The competition was once again streamed live.
The Balvenie Medal, for services to piping, was awarded to Sandy Jones of South Carolina, and was presented by the College of Piping’s Director of Piping, Colin MacLellan.
Piobaireachd – 1. Jack Lee (Lament for the Earl of Antrim); 2. Angus MacColl (The End of the Great Bridge); 3. Iain Speirs, Edinburgh (Scarce of Fishing); 4. Glenn Brown (Lament for the Laird of Anapool); 5. Callum Beaumont (Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck).
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, Ronnie McShannon and Jack Taylor.
March, Strathspey & Reel – 1. Roddy MacLeod; 2. Jack Lee; 3. Alasdair Henderson; 4.
Craig Sutherland; 5. Cameron Drummond.
Judges: Ian Duncan, Willie Morrison and Bob Worrall.