Pipe Band

Rachel and Development Band 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 1st March. Rachel Fairley was the winner of the 18 & Under drumming event for the second year running. In the Junior Band event, the Heriot’s Development Band was awarded first place, a remarkable achievement for a group which included many Junior School pupils. Heriot’s prize winners were as follows:

Solo Piping (14 years & Under)

3rd Angus Adams

Solo Piping (16 years & Under)

4th Paul Christie
5th Bruce Gardner

Solo Piping (18 years & Under)

2nd Christopher Happs

Solo Drumming (14 years & Under)

6th Dylan Gillespie

Solo Drumming (18 years & Under)

1st Rachel Fairley

Junior Band Competition

1st George Heriot’s
2nd West Lothian Schools
3rd George Watson’s

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 the William McIlvanney Campus in Kilmarnock on Sunday 8th March. More information available here.