Tag: Derek Midgley

Inagural CPA Bronze Medal competition announced

Inagural CPA Bronze Medal competition announced

The Competing Pipers’ Association is delighted to announce the creation of the brand new in 2022, inaugural Bronze Medal Piobaireachd contest. The event will be held on Sunday, August 28 at The National Piping Centre, McPhater Street. With the blessing of the Northern Meeting and Argyllshire Gathering, and generous funding […]

Jimmy McIntosh, an appreciation

Jimmy McIntosh, an appreciation

Jimmy McIntosh, who has just died, will be remembered as a major authority on piobaireachd. Yet, as many will know, Jimmy was quite late coming to the art. He only started to compete seriously when he was in his 40s. He was deeply appreciative of Robert Bell Nicol and Robert […]

Derek Midgley in 2017 after winning the Dunvegan Medal.

Change to Skye Games / Entries for Inveraray

Skye Games has made a change to its competitions for 2020. The change comes in the 2/4 March competition (played for the Kemble Star). Currently, in the heats, competitors will submit three tunes to the bench and play whichever is chosen by the judges. This will remain the case for […]