Asked about his early days in piping, Bob McFie leans back in his chair in a teaching room in The National Piping Centre Otago Street and raises his eyes to the sky. “I was six when my father gave me my first practice chanter and about nine or ten when […]
Kris Maxwell of the Kilchoman Isle of Islay Pipe Band plays through the rain at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships at Dumbarton, 2019
P ipe major Alen Tully leads the St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band out of the circle after giving the winning performance in Grade 1 at the 2019 British Pipe Band Championships in Paisley.
Ciaran Ross playing at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Piping Degree Showcase last night, May 9, 2019. Shotts & Dykehead piper Danny Hutcheson and Masters student Enora Morice from Brittany are to either side. The concert displayed the piping repertoire of the Undergraduate students from all years of the course, […]
Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band react to the announcement of their G1 win at the British Pipe Band Championships at Annan in 2010. Press Photographer, Arthur ‘Weegee’ Fellig, who made his name in NYC in the 30s and 40s often said the secret to taking good documentary photos was: “Simple. […]
G ael Rutkowski of Duo Lagrange Rutkowski at Piping Live! 2013. Gael and his musical partner, Seb Lagrange, have been invited to the festival on a few occasions and their high-octane blend of traditional French dance music is a big favourite with Piping Live! audiences. The duo are pictured below […]