Pipe Band News

Rachel and Christopher win at Watson's competition.

Congratulations to the pipers and drummers on their success in the George Watson's Band & Solo Competition held on Sunday 3rd March. Rachel Fairley was the winner of the 18 & Under drumming event and Christopher Happs was the winner of the 16 & Under piping event. The full prize list was as follows:

Solo Piping (16 years & Under)

1st Christopher Happs George Heriot's
2nd Paul Christie George Heriot's
3rd Nicholas Knowles West Lothian Schools
4th Bruce Gardner George Heriot's
5th Finlay Peden West Lothian Schools
6th Alastair Naysmith George Heriot's

Solo Piping (18 years & Under)

1st Ruaridh Brown Dollar Academy
2nd Brodie Watson-Massey George Heriot's
3rd Gregor Cochrane Glenalmond
4th Robbie Martin Dollar
5th Max Grieve George Watson's College
6th Joshua Ferguson George Watson's College

Solo Drumming (18 years & Under)

1st Rachel Fairley George Heriot's
2nd Struan Wallis George Heriot's
3rd Jack McGill George Watson's
4th Guy Kellas George Watson's
5th Tristan Jacquel George Heriot's
6th Nathan Stringer George Heriot's

Junior Band Competition

1st George Watson's
2nd Fettes College
3rd Preston Lodge High School

Senior Band Competition

1st George Watson's A
2nd George Heriot's A
3rd Preston Lodge High School

Well done to all who took part.


The next event is the Scottish Schools' Pipe Band Championships at Inveralmond Community High School, Livingston on Sunday 10th March. More information available here.

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