Interesting People

Duncan Brown and James Campbell.

Pipers in portrait

James Campbell, the well known piping and pipe band judge, decided to give his Tutor Room some character by hanging portraits of some of the great pipers of the past and present. The dedication of what is now his Pipers’ Room was held last Saturday when the portraits were unveiled. […]

The Grouch

The Grouch

T his photo of Chris Armstrong was taken for a Q&A in issue 73 of Piping Today magazine in 2014. In the article Chris said of himself: “Generally, my friends would describe me a crabbit individual – the clean version – (laughs) who is very intolerant of stupidity. A real […]

Pipe Major John McLellan DCM of Dunoon (1875-1949)

Pipe Major John McLellan DCM of Dunoon (1875-1949)

By P/M Jim Henderson John McLellan, as I remember him, was a very shy and quiet individual, not given to pushing himself or promoting the great talent he possessed. Besides being a quite outstanding bagpipe music composer, he wrote songs, was a poet of some distinction and had a great […]