Tag: John Dew

Scots Guards KO semi-final 1

Scots Guards KO semi-final 1

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.  Tickets are £5, pay at the door. Pies on sale at half time. The pipers will play 30 minutes of music each, and the […]

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 […]

Scottish Pipers’ Association professional contest results 2022

Scottish Pipers’ Association professional contest results 2022

The Scottish Pipers’ Association professional contest took place today, April 30, in The National Piping Centre. The results were: P/A/Open Piobaireachd William Geddes, Old Men of the Shells Steven Leask, Big Spree Ben Duncan, Lord Lovat’s LamentJudges: A Forbes, D Fraser Open Marches John Dew Steven Gray Greig Canning Callum […]

Stuart Letford reviews the Duncan Johnstone Memorial recital

Stuart Letford reviews the Duncan Johnstone Memorial recital

By Stuart Letford Duncan Johnstone wasn’t really one for competitions – his 1964 victory in the Scottish Pipers’ Association’s Knockout series was pretty much his only foray into solo piping contests. As he put himself, “I was never interested in whether I could beat this man or the next. I […]

Duncan Johnstone celebration recital to be broadcast

Duncan Johnstone celebration recital to be broadcast

A new event to celebrate the life and works of Duncan Johnstone, the influential piper, teacher and composer, took place in early March at the National Piping Centre (NPC) in Glasgow, Scotland. The event was recorded at the National Piping Centre in strict adherence to all Scottish Government social distancing […]

John Dew collection / Megan leads the way

John Dew collection / Megan leads the way

John Dew, one of our leading piping talents, has produced his debut collection of pipe music. The book, titled simply Pipe Tunes, contains over 80 new compositions entirely from the Crieff-born piper’s pen. The book is available at £19.50 but this will increase to £22.00 on December 14. There will […]