Nicol - Brown Amateur Invitational

The 16th Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational
Piping Competition

October 10, 1998
United Methodist Church of Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut

Judge: Jack Lee

Overall Nicol-Brown Championship

  1. Andrew Douglas
    Prize: Airfare to compete in London in November 1999.
  2. Brian May
  3. E.J. Jones
  4. Jori Chisholm

Robert Nicol-Robert Brown Chalice for Piobaireachd

  1. Brian May (“The Prince’s Salute”)
  2. E.J. Jones (“The Bicker”)
  3. Andrew Douglas (“The Munros’ Salute”)
  4. Jori Chisholm (“The Old Men of the Shells”)
  5. Dave Duckett (“Corrienessan’s Salute”)

William Ross Challenge Targe MSR Competition

  1. Andrew Douglas
    (“Colin Thompson,” “Susan MacLeod,” “John Morrison, Assynt House”)
  2. Jori Chisholm
    (“The Marchioness of Tullibardine” “The Piper’s Bonnet,” “Lt. Col. D.J.S. Murray”)
  3. Brian May
    (“The Braes of Brecklett,” “Cabar Feidh,” “John Morrison, Assynt House”)
  4. Jamie Boyes
    (“Major Manson’s Farewell to Clachantrushal,” “The Shepherd’s Crook,” “Willie Cumming’s Rant”)
  5. E.J. Jones
    (“Leaving Glenurquhart,” “Tulloch Gorm,” “Lord MacDonald”)

Donald MacLeod Memorial 6/8 Marches

  1. Andrew Douglas
    (“Bengullion,” and “Duncan McGillivray, Chief Steward”)
    Prize: The Donald MacLeod Memorial Silver Buckle created by Brian Yates
  2. Brian May
    (“The Highland Brigade Depot,” and “Ballochyle”)
  3. Matthew Phelps
    (“The Trees of North Uist,” and “The Dundee City Police Pipe Band”)
  4. Sebastian Launcelott
    (“Leaving Port Askaig,” and “All the Blue Bonnets are Over the Border” )
  5. E.J. Jones
    (“General Montgomery,” “Mrs. Lily Christie”)

Dress and Deportment

  • Sebastian Launcelott and Dave Duckett

1998 Competitors

  • Jamie Boyes (Ottawa, Ontario)
  • Jori Chisholm (Tacoma, Washington)
  • Andrew Douglas (Syracuse, New York)
  • Dave Duckett (Toronto, Ontario)
  • E.J. Jones (Houston, Texas)
  • Sebastian Launcelott (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
  • Brian May (Brooklyn, New York)
  • Erin McCarthy (Fort Ann, New York)
  • Matthew Phelps (New Fairfield, Connecticut)