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Archie Kenneth 2018 report

This was a smaller contest than previous due to severe snow on the day and the two days before. We had 25 pipers initially on the list and on the day 13 appeared. Those included pipers from the USA, Germany, and the frozen West of Scotland. A lot of effort was made to attend in […]

Annual Newsletter 2018

The Society continues to flourish, although, as with Piobaireachd itself, things can move slowly.  And isn’t that one of Piobaireachd’s attractions in todays frenetic world? The long lingering notes, the slow pulsing rythm, the blend of chanter and drone – who needs mindfulness? But things do happen, and a new venture for us this year is […]

Notes from Judges Seminar on 2018 Gold Medal Tunes

The notes from the judges seminar on the 2018 Gold Medal Tunes are below.  They have also been added to each tune page, where there are new recordings of some of the tunes.  We are grateful to the players for giving permission to use previous recordings, to those who made new recordings for the purposes […]

A new MacCrimmon composition

Thanks to Iain MacCrimmon for sending his composition, Salute to Malcolm R MacCrimmon.  It’s good to see that the family is back composing after a few years off. Although born in Canada, Iain is in the direct line of the MacCrimmon family, back through to Donald Ruadh MacCrimmon.  He believes that he is the great-great-great-great […]