World Solo Drumming Championships 2016

22/10/2016

Solo Logo 2016

 

Congratulations to our Leading Drummer Jake Jorgensen on retaining third place at this years World Solo Drumming Championships!

 

 

 

163 snare drummers competed from all over the world at the event held in Glasgow Caledonian University. Pictured below is Jake receiving his prize from Nigel Hodgen from Andante. 

 

Jake Solo Drumming prize 2016

 

Jake flanked by Russell Esler and Anael Tanguy after they all qualified for the semi finals.

 

Semi Finalists 2016

 

Well done also to one of our new snare drummers Blair Logan who recently came on board. Blair was awarded 6th place in the Juvenile Section 5 MSR - Final.

 

Also competing from the band on the day were snare drummers - James Craig, Stewart Ogilvie, Cameron Sharpe, Thomas Barnes and Chloe Taylor. All put in strong performances and using the contest to build on their own technique and confidence, so well done to all of them!

 

For the first time the Adult final was  'Live streamed' over the internet.

 

The full breakdown of all event summaries can be viewed on the RSPBA website results pages.

 

Solo Drumming 2016