Speirs overall winner at Capt. John Memorial

Speirs overall winner at Capt. John Memorial

Winners from today's Captain John A. MacLellan solo piping competition.

Winners from today’s Captain John A. MacLellan solo piping competition.

Iain Speirs won the overall Premier grade category at the sixth Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Solo Piping Championship held today at the Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Drumming at Inchdrewer House, Edinburgh.

Sarah Muir was the overall winner in the A grade, while Andrew Ferguson was the overall winner in the C grade. The C Grade competitions were recorded for future transmission by BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Pipeline’ programme.

Results:

Premier Grade
Ceòl Mór – 1. Angus MacColl (The Battle of the Pass of Crieff); 2. Iain Speirs; 3. Finlay Johnston; 4. William McCallum; Alastair Henderson.
Judges: Andrew Wright and John Wilson.

March, Strathspey & Reel – 1. Alastair Henderson; 2. Gordon McCready; 3. William McCallum; 4. Iain Speirs; 5. Craig Sutherland.
Judges: Walter Cowan and Robert Barnes.

Sarah Muir receives the Pipe Major Angus MacDonald Trophy from Colin MacLellan.

Sarah Muir receives the Pipe Major Angus MacDonald Trophy from Colin MacLellan.

A Grade
Ceòl Mór – 1. Cameron McDougall; 2. Gordon McCready; 3. Darach Urquhart; 4. Sarah Muir; 5. Anna Kümmerlow.
Judges: Colin MacLellan and Alan Forbes.

March, Strathspey & Reel – 1. Sarah Muir; 2. Steven Leask; 3. Ashley McMichael; 4. Angus J. MacColl; Matt Wilson.
Judges: Tom Speirs and Stuart Samson.

B Grade
Ceòl Mór – 1. John Dew; 2. William Rowe; 3. Jamie Elder; 4. Lachie Dick; 5. Lewis Russell.
Judges: Dr Jack Taylor and Bruce Hitchings BME MBE.

March, Strathspey & Reel – 1. Calum Brown; 2. John Dew; 3. Sandy Cameron; 4. Glenn Ross; 5. Lachie Dick.
Judges: Ian MacLellan and Logan Tannock.

C Grade
Ceòl Mór – 1. Andrew Ferguson; 2. Kyle Shead; 3. Archie Drennan; 4. Angus MacPhee; 5. Enora Morice.
Judges: Neil Mulvie and Andrew Frater.

March, Strathspey & Reel – 1. Andrew Ferguson; 2. Kyle Shead; 3. Angus MacPhee; 4. Andrew Hutton; 5. Douglas Mair.
Judges: Jim Henderson and Euan Anderson.

Open Hornpipe & Jig – 1. Alasdair Henderson; 2. William McCallum; 3. Sarah Muir; 4. Calum Brown; 5. Angus John MacColl.
Judges: John Wilson, Robert Barnes, Walter Cowan and Stuart Samson.

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