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  • Taking it all inLast Updated: February 14, 2014For subscribers only, Colin MacLellan reviews "Ascension - Live at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall,"the new double CD package by the Inveraray & District Pipe Band, and awards the project a rating rarely given to any recording or product reviewed on pipes|drums..Subscribers Only: Read More » | Comments (0)
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July 13, 1960Powell River Pipe Band wins “Class A” contest, Caledonian Games, Vancouver.
UPCOMING EVENTS July 18, 2014Portland Highland GamesMt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon

July 19, 2014Cambridge Highland GamesChurchill Park, 200 Christopher Drive, Cambridge, Ontario

July 19, 2014Arizona Highland Celtic FestivalFoxglenn Park, Flagstaff, AZ

July 19, 2014Balloch Highland GamesBalloch

July 20, 2014Arklow Seabreeze FestivalArklow, Co. Wicklow

TIP OF THE DAY
Quality reed selection is a pre-requisite to obtaining a good tone in a pipe corps. Four criteria to consider when testing reeds are balance, vibrancy, volume and strength. Check the High A Low A balance against a single sounding tenor drone – if these two notes are in the ballpark chances are the rest of the notes can be tuned.
Stewart MacKenzie, P-M, Manawatu Scottish