Nicol - Brown Amateur Invitational

The 21st Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational
Piping Competition

October 11, 2003
Alumnae Chapel
Emma Willard School
Troy, New York

Judges: Bruce Gandy and Michael Rogers

Overall Nicol-Brown Championship

  1. Lyric Todkill
    Prizes: airfare to compete in London in November 2004, donated by the New Hampshire Highland Games; and a kilt donated by Sandy St. James.
  2. Jacob Dicker
  3. Andrew Lee

Robert Nicol-Robert Brown Chalice for Piobaireachd

  1. Lyric Todkill (“Lament for the Only Son”)
  2. Andrew Lee (“The Desperate Battle”)
  3. Jacob Dicker (“MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart”)
  4. Andrew Walker (“The MacDonalds are Simple”)
  5. Amber Blair (“The Earl of Seaforth’s Salute”)
  6. Andrew Lewis (“Melbank’s Salute”)

William Ross Challenge Targe for March, Strathspey and Reel

  1. Lyric Todkill (“John MacDonald of Glencoe,” “The Ewe with the Crooked Horn,” “The Smith of Chilliechassie”)
  2. Jacob Dicker (“Jeannie Carruthers,” “Cabar Feidh,” “Duntroon”)
  3. Heather MacIsaac (“Dr. Allan MacDonald,” “Kirstie MacCallman’s Favorite,” “Castlebay”)
  4. Andrew Lee (“Abercairney Highlanders,” “Inveraray Castle,” “Broadford Bay”)
  5. Andrew Gibson (“The Wedding Gift,” “Neil Sutherland of Lairg,” “Charlie’s Welcome”)
  6. Andrew Walker (“The Braes of Castle Grant,” “Dora MacLeod,” “The Sheepwife”)

Donald MacLeod Memorial 6/8 Marches

  1. Lyric Todkill (“Doctor J.G. Hunter of Altbeag” and “Cameron MacFadyen”)
  2. Andrew Gibson (“The Invercharron Highland Gathering,” and “Kirkwall Bay”)
  3. Jacob Dicker (“Pipe Major Sam Scott” and “Mrs. Lily Christie”)
  4. Andrew Lee (“Frank Thompson” and “Monte Cataralto”)
  5. Heather MacIsaac (“The Heights of Cassino” and “Fairview Cottage”)
  6. Justin Gonzalez (“The MacNeills of Ugadale” and “Duncan McGillivray, Chief Steward”)

Dress and Deportment

  1. Andrew Lewis and Amber Blair

2003 Competitors

  • Amber Blair (Greensburg, Pennsylvania)
  • Jacob Dicker (Sarnia, Ontario)
  • Andrew Gibson (Barrie, Ontario)
  • Justin Gonzalez (Rock Hill, South Carolina)
  • Andrew Lee (Surrey, British Columbia)
  • Andrew Lewis (Syracuse, New York)
  • Heather MacIsaac (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
  • Iain J. McKee (Overland Park, Kansas)
  • Trudianne Melvin (Hinsdale, Illinois)
  • Eric Ouellette (Coventry, Connecticut)
  • John Sutherland (Menlo Park, California)
  • Lyric Todkill (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)
  • Andrew Walker (Emmaus, Pennsylvania)