Robert Mathieson: the pipes|drums Interview, Part 3

Published: August 31, 2008

We continue our exclusive interview with Robert Mathieson, as he goes into detail about how pipe band competitions ¨C and specifically the World Pipe Band Championships ¨C could improve.

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