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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.

 
NEW TUNE REQUIREMENTS FOR AMATEUR COMPETITIONS!
 

January 16, 2016

Amateur Competition No. 1

Pipers:

  • Practice Chanter: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 5  Pipers: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 4  Pipers: 6/8 March (4-parted or 2-parted twice through)
  • Grade 3  Pipers: 6/8 March (4-parted or 2-parted twice through)
  • Grade 2  Pipers: MSR, minimum 4 parts each
  • Grade 1  Pipers: MSR, minimum 4 parts each
Drummers:
 
  • Practice Pad: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 5 Drummers: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 4 Drummers: 6/8 March (4-parted or 2-parted twice through)
  • Grade 3 Drummers: MSR, minimum 4 parts each
  • Grade 2 Drummers: Hornpipe/Jig, minimum 4 parts each
  • Grade 1 Drummers: Hornpipe/Jig, minimum 4 parts each
 

February 13, 2016

Amateur Competition No. 2

Pipers:

  • Practice Chanter: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 5  Pipers: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 4  Pipers: 2/4 March (4-parted)
  • Grade 3  Pipers: 2/4 March (4-parted)
  • Grade 2  Pipers: Slow Air (any time signature) and Jig (minimum 4 parts for Jig)
  • Grade 1  Pipers: Slow Air (any time signature) and Jig (minimum 4 parts for Jig)

Drummers:

  • Practice Pad: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 5 Drummers: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 4 Drummers: 2/4 March (4-parted)
  • Grade 3 Drummers: MSR, minimum 4 parts each
  • Grade 2 Drummers: MSR, minimum 4 parts each
  • Grade 1 Drummers: MSR, minimum 4 parts each

April 09, 2016

Amateur Competition No. 3

Pipers:

  • Practice Chanter: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 5  Pipers: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 4  Pipers: Strathspey & Reel (4-parted each or 2-parted twice through)
  • Grade 3  Pipers: Strathspey & Reel (4-parted each or 2-parted twice through)
  • Grade 2  Pipers: 6/8 March, minimum 4 parts
  • Grade 1  Pipers: 6/8 March, minimum 4 parts

Drummers:

  • Practice Pad: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 5 Drummers: 2-part 2/4 March
  • Grade 4 Drummers: Strathspey & Reel (4-parted each or 2-parted twice through)
  • Grade 3 Drummers: Hornpipe/Jig, minimum 4 parts each
  • Grade 2 Drummers: 6/8 March, minimum 4 parts
  • Grade 1 Drummers: 6/8 March, minimum 4 parts
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