Tag: Bob Worrall

The 27th George Sherriff Memorial all set for November 18th

The 27th George Sherriff Memorial all set for November 18th

The 27th Annual George Sherriff Memorial Invitational will held on on Saturday, November 18 at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, Ontario. The competition is organised by the ubiquitous Bob Worrall, who is currently travelling to Scotland to judge at the 50th Glenfiddich Piping Championship this weekend. The George Sherriff Memorial […]

A sparkling post-Worlds interview with Bob Worrall

A sparkling post-Worlds interview with Bob Worrall

On the Sunday after the Worlds in 2012, I had the pleasure of interviewing Bob Worrall over a glass of bubbly in the Champagne Bar in Glasgow’s Central Hotel.  Guided by the time of the meeting and the setting I decided to keep my questions light — early beginnings, tutors, […]

Solo piping results from the George Sherriff Memorial 2022

Solo piping results from the George Sherriff Memorial 2022

The 26th George Sherriff Memorial Invitational competition took place yesterday in St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario. The competition is organised by Bob Worrall, the well-respected piper and adjudicator and well-loved presenter of the BBC’s World Pipe Band Championship broadcasts. The competition featured some of the finest amateur pipers from […]

Bob Worrall shares an old tune and a new tune

Bob Worrall shares an old tune and a new tune

NINE NOTES AND MORE… by Stuart Robertson. Piping Today #47 2010. Bob Worrall is one of North America’s leading teachers, adjudicators, performers and composers and is the weel-kent face of the BBC’s World Pipe Band Championships programme.  Prior to retiring from competitive piping in 1983, Bob won the North American […]

Bob Worrall’s 2020 vision and a postcard from 2022

Bob Worrall’s 2020 vision and a postcard from 2022

In the final ever edition of the Piping Today magazine published in May 2020, a wide range of people were asked to give their 2020 vision for piping going forward. They were all sent a list of questions and asked to choose one to answer in no more than 200 […]