Speirs takes the 52nd Silver Chanter

Speirs takes the 52nd Silver Chanter

Iain Speirs lifted his sixth Silver Chanter tonight at the premier solo piping contests’ new venue, the National Piping Centre in Glasgow.

The Edinburgh piper’s winning tune was I Got A Kiss of the King’s Hand.

Hugh McCallum adjudicated with Ronnie McShannon acting as reader.

The other invited pipers were Cameron Drummond (Rory MacLoude’s Lament), Alasdair Henderson (The Battle of Waternish), Callum Beaumont (Lament for the Children), Glenn Brown (Lament for the Earl of Antrim) and Angus MacColl (Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon).

Speirs won the Silver Chanter in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012 and 2015.

Cailean MacLean was Fear an Tighe.

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