posted 25th February 2021
The 54th Silver Chanter contest/ recital was held in Glasgow for the third time this evening as part of a truncated Piping Live festival. The venue was the National Piping Centre in McPhater Street, Cowcaddens. The contest is sponsored by the William Grant Foundation.
The contest was unique in that there was no audience other than on 'pay per view' live stream.
The competing pipers and their tunes were:
1) Connor Sinclair - Lament for Donald Ban MacCrimmon
2) Stuart Liddell - Lament for the Children
3) Sarah Muir - Lament for the Earl of Antrim
4) Callum Beaumont - Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck
5) Iain Speirs - Lament for MacSwan of Roaig
6) Fred Morrison - Lament for Patrick Og MacCrimmon
The winner was Stuart Liddell. The judge was M Henderson.