Tag: Bruce Gandy

Solo Piping results from the Sunbelt Invitational 2023

Solo Piping results from the Sunbelt Invitational 2023

The second SunBelt Invitational – An Crios Gréine took place on November 11, 2022 in Florida, USA. The overall winner was Bruce Gandy, who beat a top class line up of competitors consisting of Callum Beaumont, Glenn Brown, Alasdair Henderson, Willie McCallum, Angus D. MacColl, Ian K. MacDonald, Donald MacPhee, […]

Piping Live! Monday highlights 2023

Piping Live! Monday highlights 2023

Bruce Gandy was the winner of the Masters Solo Piping Competition on Monday, August 14 at Piping Live! 2023, winning on a piobaireachd preference. The win gives Bruce Gandy a place in this year’s Glenfiddich Piping Championship, and Alasdair Henderson wins the invite with flights and accommodation to the Sunbelt Invitational in […]

Michael Grey’s Notes: a magical winter week in Glasgow

Michael Grey’s Notes: a magical winter week in Glasgow

GREY’S NOTES by Michael Grey. Piping Today #79, 2016. I once read something somewhere about the spiritual power of making music in a group. The words I recall spoke to group music creation in a sacred sort of way. Making music with others joined energy and life forces and, well, […]

The Balmoral School Summer Camps in Pennsylvania 2023

The Balmoral School Summer Camps in Pennsylvania 2023

Two Camps in Pennsylvania – East Stroudsburg and Edinboro On July 9-14, the Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming will return to the popular ESU campus in East Stroudsburg, PA. The week after, July 16-21, a camp will be held at PennWest in Edinboro. Both camps will feature an exciting […]

Solo piping results from London and the Bratach Gorm

Solo piping results from London and the Bratach Gorm

The Scottish Piping Society of London have announced this evening that Bruce Gandy is the 2022 winner of the Bratach Gorm and Fred Morrison is the overall winner. The full results are as follows: An Bratach Gorm Bruce Gandy (The Unjust Incarceration) Iain Speirs (Colin Roy Mackenzie’s Lament) Alan Bevan […]

Bruce Gandy shares a couple of fine tunes

Bruce Gandy shares a couple of fine tunes

Bruce Gandy is being kept busy with weekly students for piping tuition and also with his Clubhouse Sessions project where he has a group of up to 15 pipers visit his house to spend three hours going through two piobaireachds. Bruce told bagpipe.news: “We usually go through an entry level […]

CLASP profile: Martha Hall

CLASP profile: Martha Hall

Where are you from and how did you get into piping?My name is Martha Srisamai Hall and I am originally from Upland, California. While in middle school, I heard bagpipes for the first time at an Upland High School football game. The summer before my first year of high school […]

CLASP profile: Michael Trenor

CLASP profile: Michael Trenor

• Where are you from and how did you get into piping?I’m from Columbus, Ohio, USA. I was five years old in a park when I first heard a piper. I sat and listened to him for what seamed like forever. When my mother found me I told her I […]