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July 5, 1982Donald MacLeod’s ashes interred, Linn Cemetery, Glasgow.
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- Haves and have-nots
Thu, 25 Jun 2015
There are those pipe bands that have and those that have not. And increasingly there are competitions and Highland games that have and have not. The size and success of bands and competitions are linked. June 23rd was one of … Con …
UPCOMING EVENTS July 10, 2015Jim Thomson School of PipingNorthern Arizona University Flagstaff, ArizonaJuly 10, 2015The Antigonish Highland GamesAntigonish, NSJuly 11, 2015Fort Edmonton Highland GamesFort Edmonton Park, Edmonton, ABJuly 11, 2015Presque Isle Solo Piping ContestEast Pier Pavilion, Presque Isle State Park 4.5 miles past 25 Peninsula Dr. Erie PA 16505 July 11, 2015Kamloops Highland GamesAlbert McGowan Park, Kamloops, BC
TIP OF THE DAY Pipers: The trend today is to sink a chanter reed as far as it can go in the reed seat, and then tape all the holes that are sharp, or drill the holes bigger if the note is flat. Raising a reed slightly or just getting the reed placed ideally in the seat can make a world of difference.
Brian Donaldson, Inveran Bagpipes, Edinburgh