Tag: Glenn Brown

Glenn Brown crossing the Minch in January

Glenn Brown crossing the Minch in January

The Lewis and Harris Piping Society has announced details of its second recitalist in its winter recital programme. Callum Beaumont, the 2019 Bratach Gorm winner, gave a memorable first recital for the society on November 9. Glenn Brown, the Canadian now domiciled in Glasgow and who who won the Piobaireachd […]

Deadline for CPA grading applications approaching

Deadline for CPA grading applications approaching

Pipers wishing to be graded for the 2020 competition season must have their applications sent to the Competing Pipers’ Association (CPA) by this Saturday (November 30). The CPA’s grading committee meets on Sunday to review all applications. A spokesman said: “If members/players are late in applying this could result in […]

Glenn Brown

Glenn Brown

These photos of Glenn Brown were taken for a Q&A and cover of Piping Today #74 in 2015. In the Q&A Glenn was asked: What would you do differently if you knew you wouldn’t be judged? And he answered: “Honestly, probably nothing. I would still approach a performance the same […]

Paddy’s Milestone Pipers

Paddy’s Milestone Pipers

In the summer of 2016, Glenn Brown took a boat trip from Girvan harbour in Ayrshire with two of his piping students, Jimmy Wyllie and Dorothy Moodie. They sailed to Ailsa Craig and formed the Paddy’s Milestone Pipers – for one day only. Ailsa Craig has long been known for […]

Preposterous – Tales to Follow

Preposterous – Tales to Follow

A Memoir by Bill Livingstone. In the introduction to this book, Livingstone quotes David Sedaris saying: “A memoir is the last place you’d expect to find the truth.” This well thought out and classy statement sets up the understatement and humility I have found in these pages. I have a […]