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agnew harrison Logo smallInvitations are sent out to the best  drummers in North America to compete annually at this prestigious event.

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Since 1977, The Livingstone Invitational has provided the stage for some of the best solo pipers in the world.

 
TUNE REQUIREMENTS FOR AMATEUR COMPETITIONS
 

January 13, 2018

Amateur Competition No. 1

Pipers:

  • Practice Chanter: 2 parted March - Any time signature
  • Grade 5  Pipers: 2 parted March - Any time signature
  • Grade 4  Pipers: 2/4 March - Four Parted
  • Grade 3  Pipers: Strathspey (2 parts) & Reel (4 parts )
  • Grade 2  Pipers: One Hornpipe, One Jig ( four parts each )
  • Grade 1  Pipers: Two 6/8 Marches ( four parts each )
Drummers
 
  • Grade 5 Drummers: 2 parted March - Any time signature
  • Grade 4 Drummers: MSR - March-4 parts, Strathspey and Reel - 2 parts each
  • Grade 3 Drummers: MSR - Four parts each
  • Grade 2 Drummers: One Hornpipe, One Jig - Four parts each
  • Grade 1 Drummers: One Hornpipe, One Jig - Four parts each
 

February 17, 2018

Amateur Competition No. 2

Pipers:

  • Grade 5  Pipers: 2 parted March - Any time signature
  • Grade 4  Pipers: Strathspey (2 parts) & Reel (4 parts )
  • Grade 3  Pipers: Four parted 2/4 March
  • Grade 2  Pipers: Two 6/8 Marches ( four parts each )
  • Grade 1  Pipers:  2/4 March - Four Parted

Drummers:

  • Grade 5 Drummers: 2-part - Any time signature
  • Grade 4 Drummers: MSR - March-4 parts, Strathspey and Reel - 2 parts each
  • Grade 3 Drummers: One Hornpipe, One Jig - Four parts each
  • Grade 2 Drummers: MSR - Four parts each
  • Grade 1 Drummers: MSR - Four parts each

 

March 24, 2018

Amateur Competition No. 3

Pipers:

  • Grade 5  Pipers: 2 parted March - Any time signature
  • Grade 4  Pipers: Four parted 2/4 March
  • Grade 3  Pipers: Strathspey (2 parts) & Reel (4 parts )
  • Grade 2  Pipers: Four parted 2/4 March
  • Grade 1  Pipers: One Hornpipe, One Jig - Four parts each

Drummers:

  • Grade 5 Drummers: 2 parted - Any time signature
  • Grade 4 Drummers: MSR - March-4 parts, Strathspey and Reel - 2 parts each
  • Grade 3 Drummers: MSR - Four parts each
  • Grade 2 Drummers: One Hornpipe, One Jig - Four parts each
  • Grade 1 Drummers: One Hornpipe, One Jig - Four parts each

 

April 18, 2018 

Mini-Band Competition

 

  • Grade 5 – March Medley
  • Grade 4 – Medley
  • Grade 3 - MSR
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