The RSPBA have issued a statement this morning regarding a mix up in the Grade 1 Best Drumming Prize at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships on Saturday, July 29. The prize was given to Field Marshal Montgomery on the day, but it has now been awarded to Inveraray and District […]
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The All Ireland Pipe Band Championships took place yesterday, July 1, at Ballymena Academy in Northern Ireland. Field Marshal Montgomery won Grade 1, receiving firsts in every place in the MSR and Medley. The full results were: Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3a Grade 3b Grade 4a Grade 4b
This week’s episode of The Piping Show features Jenny Hazzard speaking to Dr Andrew Bova. Jenny starts with her early days of being taught by Michael Grey in Canada and her experience in the 78th Fraser Highlanders beside so many top players and composers, and eventually the event and conversation […]
Pipe Major Richard Parkes of Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band paid tribute to Ian Duncan in the build up to the Names and Places annual pipe band concert at Celtic Connections on February 4, 2023. Details of the concert, and other Celtic Connections concerts, and how to buy tickets can […]
The Scottish Pipe Band Championships were held today, Saturday July 30, at Levengrove Park in Dumbarton. The weather was overcast but warmish with occasional periods of sunshine. There was a new layout of the fields, and it didn’t feel like an improvement as it lost the iconic backdrop of the […]
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Kyle Warren and Field Marshal Montgomery celebrate their win at the World Pipe Band Championships in 2011. This win was part of a Grand Slam, with the band winning every major championship that season. Kyle recently launched a Crowdfunder campaign for his recording projects in 2022, […]
Grade 1 pipe majors wait in turn to receive their prizes at the British Pipe Band Championships in Paisley 2016. Inveraray won first prize that day, with Richard Parkes shown going to collect second prize, followed by Allen Tully, Chris Armstrong, Roddy MacLeod and Ryan Canning respectively.