Tag: Carlos Núñez

Celtic connections on an Atlantic corridor

Celtic connections on an Atlantic corridor

By Hugh Cheape • From the February 2015 Piping Times In 1994, a mid-winter festival was launched in Glasgow under the banner of ‘Celtic Connections’. It was a piece of genius to fill that gloomy episode between Hogmanay and Burns’ Night with a music festival and the event has gone […]

Importance of concert pitch B-flat

Importance of concert pitch B-flat

Piper and multi-instrumentalist, Calum MacCrimmon of Scottish folk band Breabach, who were nominated for a BBC Radio 2 ‘Best Band’ Folk award of 2011, talks about the importance of having a concert pitch B-flat chanter. Calum attended Celtic Connections in 2004 as part of The National Youth Pipe Band of […]