November 27, 2022

Grade 2 band avoids rocky road ahead after new L-D reads p|d and reaches out

The Grade 2 Rocky Mountain Pipe Band of Alberta, Calgary, was facing an uncertain future only a few weeks ago after their lead-drummer resigned, leaving a critical void for any band. But after reading the pipes|drums story on the band’s situation, Ian Aastrom reached out to Pipe-Major Sean Somers with
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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...
November 14, 2022

New Zealand & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships shaping up with strong Australian entry

Some 47 bands from across Australasia have so far entered for the biannual 2023 New Zealand & South Pacific Pipe...
November 13, 2022

Strathallan School promotes Craig Muirhead, adds Ian Duncan, Josh Fraser

Scotland’s private Strathallan School in Forgandenny, near Perth, has further upped its piping program with the...
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