Farpais Phìobaireachd Òigridh / Young Pipers Championship - Saturday February 10, 2018
Comunn Gàidhlig Thoronto / The Gaelic Society of Toronto is pleased to be hosting our annual Young Pipers Championship . The Championship is open to all Pipers 21 years and under and according to Grade.
Date: Saturday February 10, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. - Doors open for Pipers to sign in and warm up
2:00 - 5:30 p.m. - Competition begins. Social time to follow
Location: The Seargeants' Mess - 48th Highlanders of Canada - Moss Park Armoury
130 Queen St. E., Toronto ON Canada
Cost: $20 per Piper (plus $1.25 processing fee - includes 2 spectator tickets); $5 per additional ticket at the door
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Order of play :
1. Colin Johnstone
2. Michael Malish
3. Rachel Gordon
4. Liam MacDonald
5. Kayleigh Johnstone
1. Caleb Macpherson
Judge: Ian K. MacDonald - Toronto Police Pipe Band
Steward: Rick Culver
1:00 p.m. - Doors open
2:00 p.m. - Judging commences
Awards & Requirements
A' Chiad Fharpais / Event One: The Gaelic Society of Toronto Captain Iain Macdonald Memorial Trophy
- Category: "Medley of Tunes" (must include one Gaelic Air)
- Open to pipers in either grades 1 or 2 (and 21 years of age or younger as of April 1 2017
- All competitors to perform a 3 to 5 minute medley of bagpipe music of their choice; the selection of tunes must include one slow air from the list of tunes posted below.
- Gaelic Society of Toronto Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in this category.
An Dàrna Farpais /Event Two: The Scott MacAulay Memorial Trophy
- Category: "Gaelic Air"
- Open to pipers in either grades 3 or 4 (and 16 years of age or younger as of April 1, 2017.
- All competitors to submit one slow air and play once through, selected from the list of tunes posted below.
- Gaelic Society of Toronto Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th in this category.
List of Tunes
An Eala Bhàn (The White Swan) – Composer: Donald MacDonald of Coruna
- Bu deònach leam tilleadh (I would willingly return) – Composer: Hugh F MacKenzie
- Chì mi na mórbheanna (The Mist-covered Mountains) - Composer: John Cameron
- Chi Mi'n Toman (I see the hillock) – Traditional
- Gruagach òg an fhuilt bhàin (The Fair Maid of Barra) – Composer: John Campbell
- Leaving Barra - Composer: Michael "Bronni" MacKinnon
- Leaving Lochbosidale – Composer: John Wilson, Edinburgh/Toronto
- Leaving Rhu Vaternish – Traditional
- Leaving St Kilda – Composer: Willie Ross
- Loch Raineach (Loch Rannoch) – Composer: John Wilson, Edinburgh/Toronto
- Loch Monar – Composer: Willie Ross
- Máire Bhán Óg (Mary,Young and Fair) – Melody attributed: Duncan Ban Macintyre, Argyll
- Mo Dhachaigh (My Home) - Traditional
- Muile nam Mor-bheanna (Mull of the Mountains) – Composer: Duncan Livingstone, Crogan, Isle of Mull
- Sine Bhan (Fair Jean) – Composed Duncan Johnson (Islay)
- The Eastern Townships - Composer: Michael Grey
- Tog Orm Mo Phìob (Lament for Ruairidh Mòr) - Composer: Patrick Mor MacCrimmon
2017 Winners - Event One:
1. Gavin Mackay - The Gaelic Society of Toronto Captain Iain Macdonald Memorial Trophy
2. Colin Johnstone
3. Mark McLennan
2017 Winners - Event Two:
1. Harrison Little - The Scott MacAulay Memorial Trophy
2. Rachel Gordon
3. Michael Malish
4. Matthew Parsons