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Solo Piping Contest

Solo Piping

Commencing at 8.30am

The “O’Hagan Vision Care Paeroa” sponsored Solo Piping Competition will be held in conjunction with the Waikato Pipers Club.

This competition, for grades B, C, D and Novice will be the second part of a four competition series with the competitive best three scores going forward towards their final placings. Entry forms will be available from the Secretary or may be downloaded from the Entry Forms page.

This competition is held under the trees at the southern end of the Paeroa Domain adjacent to the Band Rotunda, and is a must for lovers of Scottish music.

Judges:

  • Brian Switalla – Auckland
  • Mervyn Appleton – Auckland
  • Blair Hodson – Auckland
Grade Event No. Event
B B1 Piobaireachd
B B2 March Strathspey & Reel
C C1 Piobaireachd (own choice)
C C2 Strathspey & Reel
C C3 2/4 March (4 parts)
D D1 Piobaireachd (Ground plus one variation)
D D2 2/4 March (4 parts)
D D3 Strathspey & Reel
N N1 Piobaireachd (Ground)
N N2 March – 4 parts any time signature
N N3 Chanter (Any tune 2 parts)
2021 O'HAGAN VISION CARE PAEROA SOLO PIPING ENTRY FORM

2019 OHagan Vision Care Paeroa Solo Piping Results

B Grade: Event B 1: Piobaireach
1st Alexander Nielsen
2nd Libby Monroe
3rd Phil Nielsen

B Grade: Event B 2: March, Strathsprey & Reel
1st Martin McPhee
2nd Libby Monroe
3rd Alexander Nielsen

B Grade Overall
1st= Alexander Nielsen
1st= Libby Monroe
3rd Martin McPhee

C Grade: Event C 1: Piobaireachd (Ground and Variation)
1st Morgan Awatere-Madden
2nd Mackenzie Loudon
3rd Seumas Eade

C Grade: Event C 2: Strathspey & Reel
1st Maneo Armstrong
2nd Olivia Smith
3rd Mackenzie Loudon

C Grade: Event C 3: 2/4 March
1st Olivia Smith
2nd Mackenzie Loudon
3rd Seumas Eade

C Grade Overall
1st Olivia Smith
2nd Mackenzie Loudon
3rd= Morgan Awatere-Madden
3rd= Maneo Armstrong

D Grade: Event 1 Piobaireachd (Ground plus one variation)
1st Heath Awatere-Madden
2nd Liam Reid
3rd Jonathon Bhashkar

D Grade: Event D 2: 2/4 March (4 parts)
1st Heath Awatere-Madden
2nd Ruaridh Martynoga
3rd Fabian MacRae

D Grade: Event D 3: Strathspey & Reel
1st Crawford Johnson-Ronald
2nd Jonathon Bhashkar
3rd Josh Murray

D Grade Overall Points
1st Heath Awatere-Madden
2nd Crawford Johnson-Ronald
3rd Jonathan Bhashkar

Novice: Event N 1: Piobaireachd
No competitors
Novice: Event N 2: March – 4 parts, any time signature
1st Isobel Rhodes
2nd Charlotte Rhodes
3rd Natalya Ekdahl

Novice 1 and Novice 2 Overall Points
As for Event 2

Novice Chanter: Event N3: Any Tune – 2 parts
1st Kane Gordan

2017 OHagan Vision Care Paeroa Solo Piping Results

B Grade Winners Solo Piping

B Grade winners L to R – Stella Dobbs 3rd; Juliet Johnson 2nd; Anna Smart 1st with Chieftain of The Day Alistair Buchanan QSM

B Grade Winners Solo Piping

B Grade winners L to R – Stella Dobbs 3rd; Juliet Johnson 2nd; Anna Smart 1st with Chieftain of The Day Alistair Buchanan QSM

B Grade Winners Solo Piping

C Grade winners L to R – Katrina Williams 3rd; Kevin O’Hara 2nd; Damian Hodgetts 1st; Chieftain of The Day Alistair Buchanan QSM

D Grade Winners Solo Piping

D Grade winners L to R: Lewis Graham 3rd, Joshua Buckton 1st, Seumas Eade 2nd with Chieftain of The Day, Alistair Buchanan QSM

Novice Chanter Winner

Novice Chanter winner: Rupert Nielsen with Alistair Buchanan QSM, Chieftain of The Day

2016 OHagan Vision Care Paeroa Solo Piping Results

Mr Iain Blakley judging Anna Smart

Mr Iain Blakley judging Anna Smart

Left to right: Mr Mervyn Appleton, Solo Piping judge; Mr Iain Blakeley, Solo Piping judge and Dr Brendon Eade, Technical Assistant.

Left to right: Mr Mervyn Appleton, Solo Piping judge; Mr Iain Blakeley, Solo Piping judge and Dr Brendon Eade, Technical Assistant.

2016 Prize winners B Grade Piobaireachd Solo Piping, Paeroa. Left to right: Anna Smart 2nd, Mr Iain Blakeley judge, Juliet Johnson 1st

2016 Prize winners B Grade Piobaireachd Solo Piping, Paeroa. Left to right: Anna Smart 2nd, Mr Iain Blakeley judge, Juliet Johnson 1st

2016 Prize winners B Grade March, Strathspey and Reel, Solo Piping Paeroa. Left to right: Anna Smart 2nd, Mr Iain Blakeley judge, Juliet Johnson 1st.

2016 Prize winners B Grade March, Strathspey and Reel, Solo Piping Paeroa. Left to right: Anna Smart 2nd, Mr Iain Blakeley judge, Juliet Johnson 1st.

2016 Prize winners C Grade Piobaireachd. Left to right: Stella Dobbs 3rd, Anita Bentley 2nd, Tim Chia 1st with Mr Mervyn Appleton judge.

2016 Prize winners C Grade Piobaireachd. Left to right: Stella Dobbs 3rd, Anita Bentley 2nd, Tim Chia 1st with Mr Mervyn Appleton judge.

2016 Prize winners C Grade Strathspey and Reel. L to r: Lorraine Gow 3rd, Tim Chia 2nd, Anita Bentley 1st with Mr Mervyn Appleton judge.

2016 Prize winners C Grade Strathspey and Reel. L to r: Lorraine Gow 3rd, Tim Chia 2nd, Anita Bentley 1st with Mr Mervyn Appleton judge.

2016 Prize winners C Grade 2/4 March. Left to right: Stella Dobbs 3rd, Anita Bentley 2nd, Tim Chia 1st with Mr Mervyn Appleton judge.

2016 Prize winners C Grade 2/4 March. Left to right: Stella Dobbs 3rd, Anita Bentley 2nd, Tim Chia 1st with Mr Mervyn Appleton judge.

2016 Prize Winners Piobaireachd D Grade. Left to Right: Eden Bowen 3rd, Taine Harvey 2nd, Kevin O’Hara 1st with Mr Bruce Moffett judge and presenter.

2016 Prize Winners Piobaireachd D Grade. Left to Right: Eden Bowen 3rd, Taine Harvey 2nd, Kevin O’Hara 1st with Mr Bruce Moffett judge and presenter.

2016 Prize winners D Grade 2/4 March. Left to right: Lewis Graham 3rd, Damian Hodgetts 2nd, Gavin Dodd 1st with judge Mr Bruce Moffett.

2016 Prize winners D Grade 2/4 March. Left to right: Lewis Graham 3rd, Damian Hodgetts 2nd, Gavin Dodd 1st with judge Mr Bruce Moffett.

2016 Prize winners D Grade Strathspey and Reel. L to r: Lewis Graham 3rd, Gavin Dodd 2nd, Damian Hodgetts 1st, with judge Mr Bruce Moffett.

2016 Prize Winners Piobaireachd D Grade. Left to Right: Eden Bowen 3rd, Taine Harvey 2nd, Kevin O’Hara 1st with Mr Bruce Moffett judge and presenter.

Dr Brendon Eade presenting 1st prize in the Novice Grade March to his son Seumas at the Paeroa Solo Piping competition, February 2016.

Dr Brendon Eade presenting 1st prize in the Novice Grade March to his son Seumas at the Paeroa Solo Piping competition, February 2016.

– photos by Rod Baker-Clemas