Pipers bag impressive results

A group of High School of Dundee pipers are celebrating after bagging some impressive results at a regional competition.

High School pipers bag impressive results

A contingent of 11 pupils from the Junior and Senior Years recently travelled to Pitlochry to take part in the Vale of Athol Solo Piping Championships where they competed against around 40 other entrants in pipes and chanter categories.

Proving they were in tune with the demands of the contest, the High School pipers earned themselves a series of prize placings, with pride of place going to Liam Brown after he was crowned age 15-18 Champion of the Day.

David Wilton, the School’s Pipe Major said, “The pupils can be very proud of their efforts. It’s very pleasing to see consistently high results at all stages.”

Results:

Chanter, 9 years and under
2nd equal - Angus Harrold and Oliver Gordon (who also received the award for youngest competitor)

Chanter, 10-11 years
3rd - Mitchell Clark

Chanter, 12-18 years
2nd - Alistair Clark
3rd - Hamish Lowrie

Novice Piping, 12 years and under
2nd - Angus Harrold
3rd - Joshua Gordon

Novice Piping, 13-18 years
4th - Jan van der Kuyl
6th - Cameron Jones

Open Jig
2nd - Liam Brown

Open March, Strathspey and Reel 15-18 years; Open Piobaireachd 15-18 years; and 15-18 years Champion of the Day
1st - Liam Brown