Tag: Derek Midgley

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 […]