July 31, 2010

Search on for new Phoenix Honda-Glasgow Skye leadership after resignation of Campbells

The Grade 2 Phoenix Honda-Glasgow Skye Pipe Band of Glasgow has commenced its search for new leadership after the resignation of Pipe-Major Craig Campbell and his brother, Pipe-Sergeant Iain Campbell. The Campbells will formally depart the band following the Cowal Championships.

The two took over the then-struggling Glasgow Skye in 2000 when Pipe-Major Ian Roddick left the band.

Under the Campbell brothers the band regained occasional prizes, with its best finish a second in Grade 2 at the 2009 European Championships at Birmingham, England. Last year Phoenix Honda-Glasgow Skye finished fourth overall in the RSPBA’s Grade 2 Champion of Champions table for aggregate points over the five majors.

“The Committee and all band members are joined in wishing ‘the twins’ well and would like to express our thanks for the commitment, enthusiasm and drive they have shown over the past decade (not to mention the miles on the clock),” said Phoenix Honda-Glasgow Skye Treasurer Dougie Orr. “The parting is amicable, and [the Campbells] have . . .




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