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Piobaireachd on Radio

Pipeline Nameless A Lament - Angus MacArthur (Jack Lee), A Flame of Wrath for Squinting Patrick (Scottish Power Pipe Band), Fear Pìoba Meata (The Timid Piper) from the Campbell Canntaireachd (Barnaby Brown),Hio dro dro (Gordon Duncan) Lament for the Laird of Islay (Finlay Johnston)...


Piobaireachd Society Bursary 2016

This bursary aims to encourage young pipers who do not have easy access to a piobaireachd teacher to learn piobaireachd. Previous successful candidates were very positive about their experience of a week of expert tuition focusing on Piobaireachd sponsored by the Piobaireachd Society. The successful...


Archie Kenneth Quaich 2013

    THE ARCHIE KENNETH QUAICH COMPETITION The twenty-first annual amateur Piobaireachd competition for the Archie Kenneth Quaich will take place on Saturday, 2nd March 2013, in the rooms of the Royal Scottish Pipers' Society, 127 Rose Street Lane South, Edinburgh, starting at 10am. Entries and e...


Robert Reid Archive

The Piobaireachd Society has been fortunate in acquiring tapes left by Robert Reid.  We are grateful to his family for permission to publish these.  The tapes have now been digitalised and are available to Piobaireachd Society members. Robert Reid was a pupil of John MacDougall Gillies for 18 ...