The 10 most-read pipes|drums stories of 2017

Published: December 22, 2017
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Jack Lee: 2017 Glenfiddich Champion

In his sixtieth year, Vancouver’s finest piper – and the greatest single competitor in North American history – captured the biggest prize in solo piping by taking the 2017 Glenfiddich Championship. Praise for the popular teacher, bagpipe maker, reedsmith, and bag manufacturer came from all over the world.

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