Tag: Steven Blake

RURA to play the Old Fruitmarket at Piping Live! 2022

RURA to play the Old Fruitmarket at Piping Live! 2022

Piping Live! is fast approaching and it’s great to see the festival returning to the Old Fruitmarket for the Friday night concert on August 12.  Located in Candleriggs and starting at 8.30pm, this year we have RURA + Ross Ainslie and and Brighde Chaimbeul who are sure to provide an […]

NYPBS search for new music composers: application deadline May 8

NYPBS search for new music composers: application deadline May 8

Emerging Composers is a fantastic professional development opportunity offering paid commissions for emerging composers creating exciting repertoire from new perspectives for Pipe Band.  Now in our second year of the programme, Emerging Composers: 20 Years Young is a fantastic paid opportunity to write for Scotland’s only concert Pipe Band. We […]

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland launches composing project

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland launches composing project

Now in its second year of the programme, Emerging Composers: 20 Years Young is a fantastic paid opportunity to write for Scotland’s only concert pipe band. The NYPBS is calling for emerging composers aged 18-25 (or up to 30 if you identify as disabled) from both inside and out of the […]

Hamish Hepburn and Eabhal prepare for album launch and tour

Hamish Hepburn and Eabhal prepare for album launch and tour

Hamish Hepburn is a young piper playing with Eabhal who were the 2018 winners of Battle of the Folk Bands at Edinburgh Tradfest. The band offer a blend of Gaelic song and Scottish traditional music on Highland pipes, fiddle, accordion, flute, whistle and guitar. As reported on bagpipe.news on March […]