GMHG and EUSPBA to sponsor Premier Professional
Solo Piping Contest.
As a culmination of piping events
at this year's Grandfather Moutain Highland Games,
a Premier Professional Contest is being offered
for the first time. There will be two premier contests,
Piobaireachd and double MSR (two marches, two strathspeys
and two reels).
These contests will be featured
on Saturday afternoon inside the track so that the
amateur competitors and community have the opportunity
to hear some of the finest players in the country.
wide variety of piping and drumming competitions
takes place on the East Meadow. Piping events include:
Piobaireachd, March, Strathspey & Reel, Hornpipe
& Jig, 6/8 March. Piping competitions are held in
multiple sections. Open (Professional) and Amateur
events include:March, Strathspey & Reel, Tenor, Bass, Drum Pad, Etc. Like piping,
drumming competitions are held in multiple sections. Open (Professional) and Amateur
I-IV. There are also specific divisions for Tenor Drum.