Ulster Scottish Pipe Band is a 501C3 Non-Profit Organization
New Jersey Irish Festival
The bands competed at the NJ Irish Festival on June 7. The Grade 3 won with a first place from every judge, and the Grade 4 placed 4th! Soloists earning placings included Tyler Destremps, Sarah Jane Kennedy, Rory McConnell, Sophie McConnell, and Lydia Stachina.
Fairhill Scottish Games
Ulster Scottish kicked off the 2015 competition season at the Fairhill Scottish Games in Elkton, Maryland May 16. The Grade 3 placed 2nd out of 8 bands premiering their new MSR, and the Grade 4 placed 4th out of 7 bands their first time competing in Grade 4 after being upgraded!
The following band members also placed in solo competition:
Derek Cooper – 1st place Pro Snare MSR, 1st place Pro Snare Hornpipe & Jig
Tyler Destremps – 1st place Gr3 Piobaireachd, 2nd Place Gr3 March, 2nd Place Gr3 Strathspey & Reel
Sarah Jane Kennedy – 5th Place Gr4Sr March
Jensen McConnell – 1st Place Amateur Tenor
Niamh McConnell – 3rd Place Novice Tenor
Sophie McConnell – 5th Place Gr2 Snare
Bill Pastor – 2nd Place Pro Snare MSR, 2nd Place Pro Snare Hornpipe & Jig
Lydia Stachina – 2nd place Gr4Sr March
Congratulations to all!