Tag: Edinburgh

Semi-finals of the KO at the Scots Guards Club

Semi-finals of the KO at the Scots Guards Club

John Dew and Calum Brown will compete in the first semi-final of the Scots Guards Club Knockout competition on Sunday, January 29, with a 4pm start. The second semi-final will be held on Sunday, February 19, 4pm, and will be contested by Brìghde Chaimbeul and Angus McColl Jnr. All competitor […]

Job applications open for piping and drumming tutors in Tynecastle

Job applications open for piping and drumming tutors in Tynecastle

The Tynecastle Youth Community Pipe Band is looking for a piping and a drumming tutor to deliver lessons at Tynecastle High School in Edinburgh and its associated primary schools, as well as running accessible, inclusive band practices on a Tuesday and organising performances.  The programme is managed by the TYCPB Support Group which […]

Stories of the Tunes: The Edinburgh Pìobaireachd

Stories of the Tunes: The Edinburgh Pìobaireachd

Piobaireachd Dhuneideann – The Edinburgh Piobaireachd – was composed by Captain John MacLellan (1921-1991) in 1981 to mark the many piping occurrences which have taken place in Scotland’s capital city over the past couple of centuries. “At the beginning of the 19th century,” MacLellan wrote in the October 1981 edition […]

The real life of Colin MacLellan

The real life of Colin MacLellan

Piper, teacher, reed maker, judge and all-around bon vivant, Colin has spent a lifetime around bagpipes. While he’s the son of a piping legend in Captain John A, he’s done the business and won the big piping prizes — and much more.  In his life he has been a living […]