The Masters Solo Piping Competition: March, Strathspey and Reel

The National Piping Centre

The Masters Solo Piping Competition: March, Strathspey and Reel

The National Piping Centre

PIping Live!'s premier piping competition returns to the festival for 2021, but on Wednesday of the week this year!

Date and time

2021-08-11 18:00:00

Venue

The National Piping Centre

Tickets

Watch Piob or MSR In Person: £10 per event
Watch Online Individual Ticket: £17.50
Festival Pass: £65

Taking place on Wednesday 11th August this year, the best competing pipers of this generation take part in the annual Masters Solo Piping Competition at The National Piping Centre. This event, The March, Strathspey and Reel section, will commence upon completion of the Piobaireachd event. 

The overall winner of the Masters gains qualification to the Glenfiddich Piping Championship.

Individual in person tickets must be bought for each event. Online individual ticket holders can watch both events with one purchase and Festival pass holders can watch both events as part of their access.


The livestream for this event is kindly sponsored by R.G. Hardie & Co

March, Strathspey and Reel

Judges, - John Wilson, Captain Stuart Samson MBE

1 - Glenn Brown

Inveran, Pipe Major Hector MacLean, Roddy MacDonald’s Fancy 

2 - Sarah Muir

Maclean of Pennycross, Arniston Castle, Lt Col D J S Murray 

3 - Niall Stewart

Pipe Major J McWilliams, Cat Lodge, Mrs MacPherson of Inveran 

4 - Cameron Drummond

The Glengarry Gathering, The Piper’s Bonnet, Miss Proud 

5 - Iain Speirs

The Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society, Bogan Lochan, The Grey Bob 

6 - William McCallum

The Duchess of Edinburgh, Dora MacLeod, The Man from Glengarry 

7 - Ben Duncan

The Lonach Gathering, The Bob of Fettercairn, The Little Cascade 

8 - Finlay Johnston

John MacColl’s March to Kilbowie Cottage, Cabar Feidh, The Smith of Chilliechassie 

9 - Gordon McCready

Sinclair Scott of North Ronaldsay, Highland Harry, Cecily Ross 

10 - Fred Morrison

The Clan MacColl, Delvinside, Charlie’s Welcome 

11 - Stuart Liddell

Bonnie Ann, John Roy Stewart, John Morrison of Assynt House 

12 - Alasdair Henderson 

Hugh Kennedy MA BSc, The Caledonian Society of London, Broadford Bay 

13 - Angus MacColl 

David Ross of Rosehall, The Ewe wi the Crookit Horn, Alick C MacGregor 

14 - Craig Sutherland

Dugald MacColl’s Farewell to France, Lady Louden, Loch Carron 

15 - Roderick J MacLeod MBE

Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque, The Shepherd’s Crook, The Sheepwife 

16 - Connor Sinclair

The Braes of Castle Grant, Susan MacLeod, Willie Murray’s Reel 

17 - Donald MacPhee

Allan Dodd’s Farewell to Scotland, The Doune of Invernochty, Malcolm, Johnston 

18 - Callum Beaumont

Miss Elspeth Campbell, Tulloch Castle, The Cockerel in the Creel.


All online events are available to rewatch for 7 days after broadcast.

The Venue


The National Piping Centre

The centre serves as a national and international centre of excellence for the great Highland Bagpipe and its music.

The Street Cafe is just outside on McPhater Street, so join us there. 

Event Sponsor


R.G Hardie & Co Bagpipes

Date and time

2021-08-11 18:00:00

Venue

The National Piping Centre

Tickets

Watch Piob or MSR In Person: £10 per event
Watch Online Individual Ticket: £17.50
Festival Pass: £65


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