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College of Piping, Echoes of Oban 2015

College of Piping, Echoes of Oban 2015 The College of Piping is once again holding its annual Echoes of Oban Recital this year on Saturday 14th of November. Starting at 7pm, the Echoes will feature many of the winners from the 2015 Argyllshire Gathering including Gold Medallist John Angus Smith, Silver Medallist Sandy Cameron, Charles [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:07:47+00:00 November 28th, 2015|General, Latest News|Comments Off on College of Piping, Echoes of Oban 2015

SPA Knockout Contest for the Piping Times Trophy

SPA Knockout Contest for the Piping Times Trophy The Scottish Pipers' Association are pleased to announce that the first in our series of Knock-out contests will be on Saturday 7th November 2015, at the College of Piping, Otago Street, Glasgow at 7.30pm. The eventual winner will receive the Piping Times Trophy and a cash prize. [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:08:37+00:00 November 6th, 2015|General|Comments Off on SPA Knockout Contest for the Piping Times Trophy

Angus MacColl is the winner of this years Glenfiddich

Angus MacColl is the winner of this years Glenfiddich. Piobaireachd 1. Stuart Liddell (Lament for the Laird of Anapool) 2. Angus MacColl (The Red Speckled Bull) 3. Roddy MacLeod (The Old Men of the Shells) 4. William McCallum (The Earl of Ross’s March) 5. Finlay Johnston (Lament for the Union). MSR 1. Angus MacColl (MacLean [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:08:48+00:00 October 26th, 2015|General, Latest News, Results|Comments Off on Angus MacColl is the winner of this years Glenfiddich

Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping Results

Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping 10 yrs & Under Chanter 1st Fraser Smith 2nd Billie Smith 3rd Owen Paterson 11 yrs & Under Chanter 1st Lauren Kerr 2nd Beth McMaster 12 yrs & Under Chanter 1st Innes Campbell Open Slow Air Chanter 1st Fraser Smith 2nd Lois Stewart 3rd Billie Smith Chanter Champion ~ Fraser [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:08:58+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Results|Comments Off on Festival of Juvenile Solo Piping Results

Temporary’ Band Secretary Retires……after 26 years in Office

‘Temporary’ Band Secretary Retires….....after 26 years in Office Jack Henderson (left) with PM Chris Armstrong ScottishPower Pipe Band stalwart Jack Henderson has retired from his post as Band Secretary at this year’s recent AGM. Jack took up the position on a ‘temporary’ basis way back in 1989 having been asked by the Pipe [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:09:02+00:00 October 16th, 2015|General|0 Comments

2015 Nicol-Brown Invitational Results

2015 Nicol-Brown Invitational Results Bob Brown and Bob Nicol traveled widely during their lifetimes, teaching and performing around the world. Everywhere they went, they inspired people to love piping and especially Piobaireachd. Their legacy includes many piping societies and groups who have been inspired to teach and to organize competitions and recitals so that the [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:09:04+00:00 October 16th, 2015|General, Results|Comments Off on 2015 Nicol-Brown Invitational Results

Donald MacPherson Medal Auction

DONALD MACPHERSON - (1922 - 2012) The most successful competitive piper in history The sale of Donald MacPherson’s medals and trophies went ahead earlier today at Lyon and Turnbull Auctioneers in Edinburgh. Bids for Lot 379 started at £9,000 and reached £11,000 and remains unsold as the reserve wasn't met.. A collection of his principal [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:09:07+00:00 October 14th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Donald MacPherson Medal Auction

Butter Fingers’ Blog

Butter Fingers' Blog It was great to catch up with old friends last Friday at the informal night held as a tribute to Jeannie Campbell. Dugald MacNeill, Allan MacDonald, Hamish Moore and the SPA’s Tom Johnstone spoke warmly of Jeannie. All three, plus Piping Times Editor Stuart Letford, played a few tunes at various stages [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:09:09+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Butter Fingers' Blog, General, Latest News|Comments Off on Butter Fingers’ Blog

The Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Piping Championship 2015

The Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Piping Championship 2015 ASBM&HD, Inchdrewer House, 299 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0LA Saturday 14 November 2015 P/A, B and C Grades Piobaireachd and Light Music Now in it’s third year, this Competition is hosted by the Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming and is endorsed by the [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:09:12+00:00 October 10th, 2015|General|Comments Off on The Captain John A. MacLellan MBE Piping Championship 2015
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