December 1, 2022

The complexity and risks of playing the music we love – Part 1

Editor’s note: Ten years ago, Liz Sheridan of Oakville, Ontario, was on a rapid ascent as one of the world’s most promising solo pipers. After promotion to Professional by the Pipers & Pipe Band Society of Ontario, she was scooping up prizes in the top grade until she encountered difficulties
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November 18, 2022

Paul Mackay wins 2022 Balmoral Classic – US Junior Solo Junior Championship

Pittsburgh – November 12-13, 2022 – After a few days to retabulate results, Paul Mackay of Redmond, Washington, was...
November 17, 2022

Sherriff Memorial Amateur returns to in-person for first time since 2019

The George Sherriff Memorial Amateur Invitational Solo Piping Competition is set to return to an in-person event for...
November 15, 2022

Jim Sim: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 1

A quick look at his back-story, and you will realize that Jim Sim is a person of commitment: A member of only two...
November 14, 2022

British Championships under review as Inverclyde Council reportedly declines to bid for 2023 event

Inverclyde Council became something of a knight in shining armour for pipe bands when it came in to rescue 2022 British...
From the archives
April 2, 2022
Blair Brown wins Scottish Solo Drumming Championship
Qualifies for World Solos after SNAFU with results
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December 1
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Willie McCallum - Glenfiddich #9 - Part 2

Willie McCallum - Glenfiddich #9 - Part 1

Double Gold Medallists 2022 - Jamie Forrester and Nick Hudson on their historic success - Part 2

Double Gold Medallists 2022 - Jamie Forrester and Nick Hudson on their historic success - Part 1

Upcoming events
Online | December 3, 2022

EUSPBA Annual General Meeting

Zoom online meeting | December 3, 2022
Palmerston North, New Zealand | December 10, 2022
Ardmore, County Waterford, Eire | February 25, 2023

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