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Results from Winter Storm solo piping and drumming 2024

Results from Winter Storm solo piping and drumming 2024

The Winter Storm 2024 Competition results were announced by The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors yesterday evening, January 12 at the Kansas City Marriott – Country Club Plaza Grand Ballroom. The top piping winners were Ben McClamrock winning the Gold Medal for Piobaireachd, Nick Hudson winning the […]

Winter Storm 2024 piping and drumming competitions free livestream

Winter Storm 2024 piping and drumming competitions free livestream

The Winter Storm weekend of competitions, masterclasses and piping concerts began yesterday January 11 and the fun continues all weekend to Sunday, January 14. Organised by Midwest Highland Arts Fund and based in Kansas City at the Marriott Hotel, there are piping and drumming competitions for amateur level and for […]

Pipe Major John McLellan DCM’s tribute website and TikTok page

Pipe Major John McLellan DCM’s tribute website and TikTok page

Pipe Major John ‘Jock’ McLellan DCM’s 150th anniversary is being celebrated in 2025 and his hometown of Dunoon in Argyll is currently formulating plans for a major event. Jock’s music is so widely known in the piping community that pipers around the world may want to celebrate the man and […]

Dan Nevans: steal this article…

Dan Nevans: steal this article…

by Dan Nevans. Piping Today #90, 2018. I feel like a lot of my articles are complaints. I sit here behind my laptop like some whingeing granny in the hairdressers, bleating on about how the world has changed and how uncomfortable I am with that concept. Because of the often cantankerous […]

•Callum Beaumont and Finlay Johnston at Piping Live! 2021. Photo: JohnSlavin @designfolk.com / Bagpipe.news

Callum Beaumont and Finlay Johnston to play at Stirling Piping Recital

Callum Beaumont and Finlay Johnston will play the next Stirling Piping recital in the King Robert Hotel, Bannockburn, Stirling. The event is on Friday, March 1, 7.30pm and tickets are £10 and available on the door. Both of the recitalists picked up big prizes towards the end of 2023 solo […]

Vale’s junior contest nears half a century

Vale’s junior contest nears half a century

Young pipers and drummers in Perthshire, Angus and Fife are preparing to compete in the first junior competition of the year. The Vale of Atholl Pipe Band’s annual competition will take place on Saturday, January 20 at Pitlochry High School. This will be the 48th year of the popular contest. […]