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Toronto – March 1, 2014 -
Callum Harper won the A Division for Grade 1 and 2 amateur solo pipers, and Gavin Mackay came out on top in the B Division for Grade 3 and 4 pipers at the
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January 31, 1974Donald MacPherson leaves College of Piping teaching position.
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- It’s time for Scottish solo piping reform
Tue, 20 Jan 2015
The Scottish solo piping scene is a singular beast. While Scotland invented the idea of Highland pipers competing with subjective music judged by “authorities,” there’s really no other country on earth that still uses its system. …
UPCOMING EVENTS February 6, 2015Mid-Winter Celtic FestivalRegina, SKFebruary 6, 20152015 Pipe & Drum Weekend – Atlanta Piping Foundation, Inc.Holiday Inn 4386 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road Atlanta GA 30341 February 7, 2015Casco Bay Solo Piping ContestPortland ME February 14, 2015Queen Mary Scottish FestivalLong Beach, CaliforniaFebruary 21, 2015BC Pipers’ Mini GatheringPitt River Middle School, 2070 Tyner Street, Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 2Z1.
TIP OF THE DAY Pipers, try not to anticipate the doubling, playing ahead of the beat. Worry about placing the G gracenote right in time and the second gracenote of the doubling will follow. Listen to yourself playing the melody with only the G gracenote.