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Report from 29th U.S. National Mòd

Report from 29th U.S. National Mòd

Adjudicator Anne Lorne Gilles The US Mòd was held on the last weekend of September, and we welcomed Anne Lorn Gillies, our adjudicator, as well as the Mòd gold medalists, DI Brown and Catriona MacNeil.  We had competitions in poetry, storytelling, unison singing, choir, and our biggest competition, the US Gold Medal. The 2016 Mòd Stage at the Ligonier Highland Games About the choir: a local choir has been established in Ohio, called the Ohio Gaelic Choir, and they have visited the Mòd many times before. While they didn’t have another choir to compete with them, they performed two songs for the Mòd, and they received adjudication, encouragement, and advice from Anne.  Many people who heard them said they have really advanced through the years! Ohio Gaelic Choir In the…
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Results from the 29th U.S. National Mòd

Friday, September 23: Storytelling: 1. Cathleen Mackay (Audit) Liam Cassidy Poetry: 1. Barbara Lynn Rice 2. Mary Swope Sight Reading: 1. Liam Cassidy 2. Anne Alexander 3. (Tied), Barbara Lynn Rice and Mary Swope   Saturday, September 24: Open song category: 1. Sharon McWhorter 2. Carol Kappus 3. Anne Alexander Prescribed song: Men 1. James Ruff Women 1. Anne Alexander 2. (Tied) Cathleen Mackay and Carol Kappus 3. Mary Swope Work song: 1. Carol Kappus 2. Anne Alexander 3. Cathleen Mackay Puirt: 1. James Ruff 2. Carol Kappus Choir: 1. Còisir Ghàidhlig Ohio Unison/harmonized singing: 1. Barbara Lynn Rice & John Grimaldi   Final song Results: Men’s: 1. James Ruff Women’s: 1. Anne Alexander 2. Cathleen Mackay 3. Carol Kappus Overall Mòd Gold Medal results: Men’s: 1. James Ruff Women’s:…
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Gaelic Psalmody

Christian Focus Publications Ltd of Tain, Scotland is offering their new Gaelic Psalmody, the first new printing in many years, to ACGA members (and others who may be interested) at 50% off the regular price. You can find out more about this publication at http://www.christianfocus.com/item/show/1636/-/sr_1. The books would be shipped by their US-based distributer. If you are interested in taking advantage of this generous offer, then please contact Donnie Morrison at CFP, Ltd.
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