Tag: John Mulhearn

NPC launches crowdfunder to digitise its magazines

NPC launches crowdfunder to digitise its magazines

The National Piping Centre (NPC) today launches a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to protect the legacy of its two magazines, the Piping Times and Piping Today. The two-strand project involves the digitisation of the magazines’ archive – a resource that will be free to access online – and the […]

Diary: tune for Finlay Johnston/Grampian Police

Diary: tune for Finlay Johnston/Grampian Police

Glenfiddich champion, Finlay Johnston has been left ‘reeling’ after colleague, John Mulhearn exercised his creative juices and came up with this stomping tune for him. John can be seen and heard playing his newly-composed four-part gem, entitled Finlay Johnston, Champion Piper, below. John and Finlay are instructors at The National […]

Andrew Bova: Going home

Andrew Bova: Going home

By Andrew Bova The second movement of Antonín Dvořák’s 9th Symphony will likely be more commonly known to pipers as the theme of the tune Going Home, which I’ve been called on to play at funerals on a number of occasions. This theme, while frequently thought of as a folk […]