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Join the world's top solo pipers live from The National Piping Centre as they compete in the MSR event in the Masters Solo Piping Competition.
The best competing pipers of this generation take part in the annual Masters Solo Piping Competition at The National Piping Centre. The overall winner gains qualification to the Glenfiddich Piping Championship.
This is the March, Strathspey and Reel section of the Masters. It will commence upon completion of the Piobaireachd event.
A separate ticket must be purchased to attend the Piobaireachd performances.
There is no allocated seating in this event, please arrive early.
The Draw and tunes are:
1. Brian Donaldson – Angus Campbell’s Farewell to Stirling, Highland Harry, Broadford Bay
2. Fred Morrison – Inveran , Cameronian Rant, Pretty Marion
3. Ben Duncan – Duchess of Edinburgh, Dora MacLeod, Neil Angus MacDonald
4. Iain Speirs – P/M J McWilliams, Tulloch Gorm, Grey Bob
5. Alastair Lee – Kantara to El Arish, Delvinside, Loch Carron
6. Andrew Carlisle – P/M George Ross’s farewell to the Black Watch, Loch Loskin, Bessie
7. Donald MacPhee – Captain Carswell, Inveraray Castle, Malcolm Johnstone
8. Angus J MacColl – John McFadyen of Melfort, Susan MacLeod, Captain Lachlan McPhail of
9. Cameron MacDougall – Ross-shire Volunteers, Caberfeidh, Sheepwife
10. Jack Lee – Braes of Castle Grant, Arniston Castle, The Rookery
11. Brendan Eade – Clan McColl, Monymusk, Cockerel and the Creel
12. Callum Beaumont – Glasgow Skye Association Centenary, Bob of Fetticairn, Ca’ the Ewes
13. Sarah Muir – Allan Dodd’s farewell to Scotland, Lady McKenzie of Gairloch, Dr McPhail’s
14. Ian K MacDonald – P/M John Stewart, John Roy Stewart, Brown Haired Maiden
15. Alasdair Henderson – Colonel MacLean of Ardgour, Piper’s Bonnet, Restalrig Road
16. Glenn Brown – Bonnie Ann, Peter Hunt, Sound of Sleat
17. Willie McCallum – Mrs Duncan MacFadyen, Shepherd’s Crook, Roddy McDonald’s Fancy
18. Angus D MacColl – Cowal Gathering, Atholl Cummers, Rejected Suitor
19. Craig Sutherland – MacLean of Pennycross, Islay Ball, Miss Proud
20. Cameron Drummond – Lochaber Gathering, Caledonian Society of London, Little Cascade
21. Finlay Johnston – Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque, Islay Ball, Alick Cameron, Champion Piper
22. Roddy MacLeod – Marchioness of Tullibardine, Maggie Cameron, Smith Chilliechassie
23. Alan Bevan – John McDonald of Glencoe, Blair Drummond, John Morrison of Assynt House
24. Connor Sinclair – David Ross of Rosehall, Catlodge, Drumlithie
25. Bruce Gandy – Major Manson at Clachantrushal, Winnie Roberts, Stornoway Castle
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.
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