Tag: Ross Ainslie

Piping Live! Thursday highlights 2023

Piping Live! Thursday highlights 2023

Stuart Liddell was the winner of the Pipe Major Alasdair Gillies Memorial Recital for 2023. Stuart played first and his piping and entertaining showmanship received a rapturous response from the large audience. Earlier in the evening, 15-year-old Cameron Bonar from Canada won the final of Pipe Idol receiving a set […]

What’s on at Piping Live! Thursday, August 17

What’s on at Piping Live! Thursday, August 17

Piping Live! Thursdays are always very busy around the The National Piping Centre and Street Cafe. Heat four of Pipe Idol, and the final, take place on Thursday and no doubt the Street Cafe and NPC auditorium will be packed for both. Get your tickets for the final early, or […]

New album released by Ross Ainslie and Tim Edey

New album released by Ross Ainslie and Tim Edey

Ross Ainslie has just released a new album as a duo with Tim Edey and it is now available for download on Bandcamp. Tim and Ross have been playing together for years and the idea for Diad was to capture the duo in a live setting in the studio. The […]

See Treacherous Orchestra at CC23 on Saturday, January 21

See Treacherous Orchestra at CC23 on Saturday, January 21

The piping and music of Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton needs no introduction as they have been around the Scottish music scene in multiple musical collaborations for well over a decade. Their Highland pipes and whistles are a big part of the Treacherous Orchestra powerhouse – a supergroup of musicians […]

Trad session tuition in the Pipers’ Tryst during Celtic Connections

Trad session tuition in the Pipers’ Tryst during Celtic Connections

Traditional music sessions are enticing, and the interplay of the musicians and instruments may seem random to an onlooker. However, there is often an unseen session etiquette that needs to observed sensitively by a beginner. And many sessions will have a repertoire of tunes that are particular to a venue […]

Weekend Piping Club for U17s at TNPC

Weekend Piping Club for U17s at TNPC

The National Piping Centre launched their Weekend Piping Club on Saturday, September 3, and this first block will run over the next 11 weeks. The Club is aimed at young people aged-17 & under, with classes being taught in small groups at The National Piping Centre in McPhater Street. The […]

TNPC YouTube channel adding new Piping Shows every week

TNPC YouTube channel adding new Piping Shows every week

The National Piping Centre launched a YouTube channel earlier this year and for the past month has been very busy recording and editing The Piping Show and adding a new episode every week. There are currently five episodes online and the format is fast-paced, informative and entertaining. The episodes so […]