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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 25Donald MacLeod’s “Knightswood Ceilidh” gets 3rd prize in composing contest; Hector MacLean wins with “The Knightswood Highlanders,” 1949. John D. Burgess gives recital in Copenhagen for Copenhagen Winter Competition, 1979.
Have you ever wondered why change is so slow to come with the rules, regulations, policies and practices of piping and drumming organizations? One cause could be term limits – or the lack of them – for elected executives and … Con …
TIP OF THE DAY Once blown for a few weeks new reeds tend to provide a more stable, crisper tone in a pipe corps than older reeds. Time the re-reeding of the pipe corps to ensure reeds are at their optimum come contest time. Stewart MacKenzie, P-M, Manawatu Scottish