Experiences Competing ‘Online’

Just a short post for now. In my never ending pursuit to improve my piping I decided to take part in the Bagpipelessons.com Online Piping Competition. Having seen some of the entries over the past events and been impressed I thought I’d give it a try and plus, you don’t have to travel anywhere. I […]

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Glenn Brown Recital

Last weekend, Glenn Brown came down to Portsmouth for a band workshop and a recital. I had organized this with Glenn about five months back and was the second recital put together in a year after we had Chris Armstrong down last year who put on a fantastic evenings entertainment. Excited as always the band […]

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Not Just a Party Piper Please

As I’m sat here tonight practicing I thought I’d scribble a few blog notes firstly to take a break from that damn strathspey, but also to try and establish in my mind exactly what I want to get from my piping. It’s a question I’ve often wondered mainly during piping hardships. When I’m stood alone, […]

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Piping Recitals

If you’ve ever considered organizing a recital night, have a read of some thoughts I’d jotted down on the subject. I have put together my second one for March this year and am hoping it is as great as last years one. A few years back, our band sponsored me to go to the National […]

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