Glenfiddich Piping Championship

The Glenfiddich Piping Championship was established in 1974 to inspire and stimulate the world’s finest individual pipers and to seek the best overall exponents of ceol mor or piobaireachd (the great music) and ceol beag (the little music).

Results from the 45th Glenfiddich Piping Championship, held at Blair Castle on Saturday 27th October 2018, are as follows -

PIOBAIREACHD

1st Finlay Johnston
My Dearest on Earth, Give me your Kiss
2nd Stuart Liddell
In Praise of Morag
3rd Angus MacColl
The Bells of Perth
4th Callum Beaumont
Craigellachie
5th Stuart Easton
The Unjust Incarceration

MARCH, STRATHSPEY AND REEL

1st Callum Beaumont
Miss Elspeth Campbell, Tulloch Castle, Miss Proud
2nd Alex Gandy
Mrs. MacDonald of Dunach, The Bob of Fettercairn, Drumlithie
3rd Finlay Johnston
Mrs. John MacColl, The Islay Ball, The Rejected Suitor
4th Angus MacColl Craig-n-darroch, Susan MacLeod, Captain Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree
5th Stuart Liddell The Abercairney Highlanders, The Shepherd’s Crook, The Cockerel in the Creel

2018 OVERALL WINNERS ARE:

1st - Finlay Johnston

2nd - Callum Beaumont

3rd - Stuart Liddell

THE BALVENIE MEDAL FOR SERVICES TO PIPING was awarded to

Cristiano Bicudo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The 2019 Glenfiddich Piping Championship will be held on Saturday, 26th October in Blair Castle, Blair Atholl.

For further information please contact liz.maxwell@wgrant.com phone no. 0845 602 1974 or The National Piping Centre 0141 353 0220.