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National Piping Centre evening class booking now open for 2024

National Piping Centre evening class booking now open for 2024

The next term of evening classes will run from Monday 15th January till Wednesday 27th March 2024. Registration will be open until Wednesday 10th January 2024. Suitable for pipers aged 18+ from complete beginners playing practice chanters to advanced pipers, these weekly classes in small groups will provide a supportive and […]

Skye Bridge, Isle of Skye

Pipe band drumming instructor opportunity in Skye and Lochalsh

High Life Highland is offering a music instructor post in pipe band drumming with a closing date for applications on December 12, 2023. Contact Norman Bolton on email here for full application details. High Life Highland is a charity operated by The Highland Council. The official job description is below. […]

Piping concerts at the second weekend of Celtic Connections 2024

Piping concerts at the second weekend of Celtic Connections 2024

The second weekend of piping-related concerts at Celtic Connections are below and include concerts with Celtic Odyssée and Gnoss, Alana MacInnes Trio, Dàimh, A celebration of music from Lochaber, Finlay MacDonald Band, Jose Manuel Tejedor, Ali Levack, Skerryvore, Leonard Barry and Come and Try the Bagpipe sessions at The National […]

RCS Piping Degree Showcase Concert on Monday Dec 4th

RCS Piping Degree Showcase Concert on Monday Dec 4th

The RCS Piping Degree Showcase Concert takes place in The National Piping Centre Auditorium on Monday, December 4 at 7pm. This year’s BMus Piping Degree Showcase concert will gather music from places across Scotland. Each year group has been assigned a locality of Scotland from which to draw their repertoire. […]

Angus MacColl recordings from Stornoway recital on Facebook

Angus MacColl recordings from Stornoway recital on Facebook

Bagpipe.news reader, Mary Ann Macleod, recorded and uploaded videos from the Angus D. and Angus J. MacColl concert, which was organised by Lewis & Harris Piping Society on Friday, November 17. The Society organise the prestigious Donald MacLeod Invitational Solo Piping Competition which was won by Callum Beaumont in April […]

Piping concerts at the first weekend of Celtic Connections 2024

Piping concerts at the first weekend of Celtic Connections 2024

Celtic Connections offers something for every piping taste, whether it be pipe bands, Scots trad music performers and bands playing Highland Pipes and bellows pipes, or performers from across European piping traditions. Twenty one Celtic Connections concerts have been uploaded here on the bagpipe.news event calendar, starting on January 19 […]

Piobaireachd in Pittsburgh at the Jimmy McIntosh MBE Workshops

Piobaireachd in Pittsburgh at the Jimmy McIntosh MBE Workshops

The Pittsburgh Piping Society in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University will host the second Jimmy McIntosh MBE Piobaireachd Workshop from February 9 to 11, 2024.  The workshop will be held in the Cohon University Center at Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  Instructors will be Mike Cusack, Amy Garson […]