Tag: Roddy Livingstone

Piping Instructor for Lochgelly High / Margaret Stoddart poem

Piping Instructor for Lochgelly High / Margaret Stoddart poem

Lochgelly High School in Fife, Scotland is seeking a full time Piping Instructor. The school’s pipe bands have been successful in recent years and have been taught mainly by Tom Brown with assistance from Keith Robertson who is Pipe Major of the Novice Juvenile band. The new instructor will be […]

David Ross’ mistimed bar / The Bitch o’ Blazes query / 2021 Set Tunes

David Ross’ mistimed bar / The Bitch o’ Blazes query / 2021 Set Tunes

Roddy Livingstone’s memories of some luminaries of the London piping scene, that appeared on Monday’s Bagpipe.News, rekindled a further memory, this time from Colin MacLellan, chairman of the Solo Piping Judges’ Association. Colin writes: “When my father [Captain John A. MacLellan MBE] won one of his Northern Meeting Clasps in […]

Memories of London greats

Memories of London greats

Jeannie Campbell’s recent article on Owen MacNiven contained a few passages that triggered in solo piping judge, Roddy Livingstone a few memories of some of the leading lights of the London piping scene of yesteryear. He writes: “During the 25 years I was a pupil and friend of James Campbell […]