RESULTS FOR NOR ERN MEETING PIPING COMPETITIONS. SENIOR COMPETITIONS: Clasp: Year: Winner: Second: ird: Four: Fif: : Callum Beaumont. In addition e Nor ern Meeting continues to organise e international solo piping competition which take place in Inverness at e beginning of . Known to e piping world as e Nor ern Meeting , is is e most prestigious competition for solo pipers from around e world. Competitions admin -12-30T11:41:11+00:00 Please note at e fact at a competitor has been judged eligible to compete in ei er e Gold or Silver Medal competition, or e Grade A or B Light Music competition in a previous year is in no way a guarantee of similar eligibility in . 30, · Matt Wilson (Pipe Sergeant of Field shal Montgomery Pipe Band) won e B Grade MSR. Meanwhile, Campbell Wilson of New Zealand and Kyle Cameron of Scotland won e Under 18 and Under 15 Piobaireachd respectively. Wellington Pipers’ Club results / Alex Duncan funeral 2 days ago Applications invited for e virtual Balmoral Classic 3 days ago Pipers’ choice 4 days ago Edinburgh Academy seeks Piping Instructor / Devastating blow to UK self-employed musicians / Rachel Lowry. e two day Piping Competition was held in e Eden Court eatre and e Highland Regional Council entertained members of e Nor ern Meeting to a luncheon in e Council Headquarters, emphasising e long association between e Nor ern Meeting and e capital of e Highlands. Nor ern Meeting ior Competitions e prestigious ior Solo Piping Competitions held at e Nor ern Meeting are now open to all applicants from e United Kingdom and e wider world. e Competition will be held at Eden Court eatre, Inverness on Friday 21st ust . In e past, ese competitions have been restricted to competitors from e. If a competitor fails to commence playing before or immediately after e expiry of e tuning times he/she will be liable to disqualification. e implementation of is rule is e responsibility of e Nor ern Meeting Piping Committee. 9. It is anticipated at e B.B.C. will record, on sound only, certain Senior Competitions. 23, · So far, no online pipe band competitions have been announced or held. e RSPBA’s World Solo Drumming Championships in Glasgow remain scheduled for ober 24. e last time when e Nor ern Meeting piping competitions were not held was 1945, e final year at e event took a hiatus due to World II. Nor ern Meetings - Full Results e two-day Nor ern Meeting Piping Competition took place in Eden Court eatre last week wi Angus McColl from Benderloch winning e overall prize of e Nor ern Meeting Quaich. Winner of e Clasp was Callum Beaumont from Dollar and winner of e Gold Medal was Peter McCalister from Dunblane. e o er major trophy at e Nor ern Meeting, e piobaireachd Gold Medal competition, was won by 25-year-old Hugh. MacCallum, 44 Main Street, Campbeltown. Hugh as pictured in e P&J report Hugh, an accountant wi an Inverness firm, has been playing e pipes for 15 years, learning e trade from his cousin Pipe-Major Robert MacCallum. Apr 14, · One of e ree flagship events in e solo piping world, e Nor ern Meeting has been cancelled for is year due to e Coronavirus pandemic. e ision came today in short statement released by e Nor ern Meeting Piping Convener, Alan Forbes: Al ough e competition is still some mon s away we [ ]. e older members of e piping community will have fond memories of e old Nor ern Meeting venues. A few years ago ere was a brief change of course due to e refurbishment of e eatre and e competitions were moved to e Aviemore Centre a short drive down e A9. e Nor ern Meeting website is already inviting pipers to register for consideration for a competition place. Here is e link. e NM blurb: ‘ e Nor ern Meeting Piping Competition has emerged as e pre-eminent and most prestigious piping competition in e world. e writer is clearly someone wi a knowledge of e art of piping.. Following upon his success at e Argyllshire Ga ering last mon, Andrew Wright, Paisley, wi a fine performance of e Desperate Battle won e coveted Gold Medal at e Nor ern Meeting in Inverness last week, us becoming one of e few who have won bo. 31, · e results from yesterday’s Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP) competitions held on Day 2 of e Nor ern Meeting are as follows: Ceòl MòrGrade 1 – Bianca Kail. 2.David MacKenzie. 3. Stephen Ross.Grade 2 –. William drope. 2. Doro y Moodie. 3. Dugald MacLeod.Grade 3 (Ground) –. Hector [ ]. e Nor ern Meeting has announced e lists of pipers who will compete at is year's championship at Inverness in . e Argyllshire Ga ering and e Meeting are e pre-eminent piping competitions in e world. Just to get to play at ei er of ese contests is an achievement. At Inverness, 25 places have been allocated for. 29, · e Nor ern Meeting is e second major event in e solo piping calendar, e first being e Argyllshire Ga ering in Oban. BBC Radio Scotland is recording as it has done for many years and many performances will be heard on its ‘Pipeline’ programme in due course. Nor ern Meeting brings out e best in solo pipers e world’s premier pipers will once again converge on Eden Court eatre in Inverness, Scotland, for e annual Nor ern Meeting Piping Competitions on ursday, 1st, and Friday, 2nd. e Nor ern Meeting have issued full details of is year's for coming piping events. ey are as follows: Venue: Eden Court eatre, Inverness. ursday 3rd and Friday 4 . Commencing 8.30am ursday and Friday. Programme5.00 ursday 3 – Senior Competition From 8.30 PIOBAIREACHD - GOLD MEDAL From 9.00 'A' CH, STRA SPEY & . In his solo career, Wilson won e Silver Medal, A Grade Stra speys and Reels and e Gold Medal at e Nor ern Meetings. He retired from competitive piping in 1996 to focus on his police career. In he returned to e competition circuit where he competed in e Clasp at e Nor ern Meeting . By Piping Press Editor, Robert Wallace. ere was a welcome ‘back to basics’ feel about e Nor ern Meeting held last week in Inverness. Gone were e banners and leaflets from outside agencies and institutions. gone were e pipers playing round e town trying to jildy up support, and gone too were o er well-meaning attempts to popularise e piping by linking it wi e folk music world. 30, 2004 · (Updated) Complete Nor ern Meeting Results. Inverness, Scotland – 8-9, 2004 – e first day of e Nor ern Meeting piping competitions were held at e Eden Court eatre in e Capital of e Highlands, wi e Clasp, e A-Grade ch, Stra spey & Reel, and e Silver Medal taking centre stage during e day, and e Silver Star Former Winners MSR being held at night. e following draws have been issued by e Nor ern Meeting for eir piping competitions to be held later is summer on ust 31 and 1 at Eden Court eatre, Inverness. Around 80 senior pipers are scheduled to take part over two days of competition. . 05, · e Scottish Pipers’ Association’s (SPA) popular annual Juvenile competition will be e latest ior solo piping event to be held online. Crucially, e event is open for entries from young pipers all around e world, al ough entrants must be a member of e historic piping organisation. 08, · It was only in e early 1970s at e Argyllshire Ga ering and e Nor ern Meeting accepted female competitors in e Gold Medal and Silver competitions. Anne Johnston (née Sinclair) was e first female recipient of e Silver Medal. Back en, it was fairly rare, but not unknown, to see women in pipe bands as well. 22, · At e Nor ern Meeting ere were two competitions, one for e military and one for civilian competitors. e military competition was relatively simple as e competitors were governed by regimental rules of dress. News, Piobaireachd,Pipe Bands,History,Solo Piping,Results,Tuition,Gallery. 28, · Next up: e Nor ern Meeting, e crucible of solo piping Eden Court eatre Last week’s Argyllshire Ga ering is considered by many top pipers as a m-up for e Nor ern Meeting, to be held ust 29-30 in Inverness, Scotland, e greatest two days of competition on e world solo piping calendar. e Nor ern Meeting Piping Competition and Festival. 224 likes. e Nor ern Meeting - at e heart of piping In e prestigious Nor ern Meeting introduces additional events as part of our. We were met by Major Small and his staff and a ming breakfast, ence to our various rooms and e competition proper. I had e pleasure of e company of Alan Forbes, Convenor of e Nor ern Meeting piping competitions, a director of e National Piping Centre and Secretary of e Piobaireachd Society’s Music Committee – a busy man! 30, · Callum Beaumont accepts e Clasp at e Nor ern Meeting. Inverness, Scotland – ust 30, – e second day of e Nor ern Meeting, commonly referred to as Inverness by solo pipers, brought e Clasp, e most significant piobaireachd competition in e world, and e balance of light music and ior events. Callum Beaumont of Linli gow, Scotland, won his four. e Nor ern Meeting Piping Competition. 755 likes. Hailed as e Premier Solo Piping Contest in e World, e Nor ern Meeting Piping Competition attracts pipers from across e globe. 5. e current venues for competition are fragile and diminishing. I will reach out to Games Committees to streng en e position of piping competitions in existing events, and work to establish creative new venues for competition, such as Renfairs, and small competitions sponsored by individual pipe bands or small pipe band consortiums. 6. Nor ern Meeting CLASP Results. Grade 1 Overall Winner - Andrew Park Grade 2 Overall Winner - William Fallon Nor ern Meeting CLASP – Entries. e World Solo Amateur Piping Competition’@ Piping Live! Results ust . Connor Sinclair. [Photo Alister Sinclair] Inverness, Scotland – ust 29, – e first day of e Nor ern Meeting at Eden Court eatre saw 23-year-old Connor Sinclair of Crieff, Scotland, win e Highland Society of London Gold Medal, adding his name to e pan eon of piping greats. Wi e achievement, Sinclair gains an invitation to e Glenfiddich Championship on. e CLASP contests at e Nor ern Meeting will be for adult amateur pipers, and graded as per e League’s system. e events will not be an official part of e Nor ern Meeting, but will operate during e established competitions, which are considered by most to be e World’s pre-eminent solo piping . 24, · e Nor ern Meeting Piping Competition has been held in Inverness since 1841, wi pipers from Canada, America, New Zealand, Australia and . Piping competition. Eligibility for e Senior competitions is ided by a Joint Eligibility Committee, comprising representatives of e Nor ern Meeting, e Argyllshire Ga ering, competition judges and e Competing Pipers Association. Competitors must enter emselves each year, and hear in ch whe er ey have been accepted. e competition was a great success, and continued annually, later in Edinburgh, and en became triennial, and paved e way for piping competitions as we know em today. e Society has presented ads for piping ever since, and still presents e Gold Medals at e Argyllshire Ga ering and Nor ern Meeting each year. Major solo judging competitions include e Nor ern Meeting, e Argyllshire Ga ering (London), and e Glenfiddich Competition at Blair Castle. Ian joined e Vale of A oll Pipe Band in 1963 when his family moved to Pitlochry, Scotland. e Nor ern Meeting, established in 1788 in Inverness, Scotland, is best known for its bagpiping competition in . ese competitions are among e most prestigious solo events in e piping world. e most famous competition is e pìobaireachd competition, which is organized in ree tiers. Entry is restricted to fewer an 0 of e world's top pipers, who must re-apply each year. NOR ERN MEETING (INVERNESS) RESULTS . RESULTS PIPING SOCIETY OF LONDON COMPETITION 7 EMBER 2009. Bratach Gorm (reserved for Gold Medallists) 1st Stuart Liddell 2nd Bruce Gandy, Dartmou, a Scotia 3rd Gordon Walker, Galston, Scotland 4 Willie McCallum, Bearsden, Scotland.