Alt Pibroch Club

Alt Pibroch Club
Note from J David Hester, of the Alt Pibroch Club - www.altpibroch.com It’s been a couple of years since I reached out to you, and I wanted to update you and your membership on the status of the Alt Pibroch Club, a suite of site dedicated to the transformation of pibroch performance and competition by exposing students to the insights garnered from primary source materials. That’s a lot of b...
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Wellington Pipers Club Brown Cup: 13 June 2015: Royal New Zealand Police College, Porirua

Wellington Pipers Club Brown Cup: 13  June 2015: Royal New Zealand Police College, Porirua
The Wellington Pipers Club Presents: The Brown Cup (Open Light Music) The Everest Memorial Open Piobaireachd Held at the Royal New Zealand Police College, Papakowhai, Porirua. on Saturday June 13 2015. The Judging panel for both events will be senior club members Mr John Hanning and Mr Ross Hanning of Wellington. If entries warrant, two boards will operate and an additional panel advis...
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Murray Henderson featured on BBC Pipeline

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Murray Henderson featured on BBC Pipeline on the weekend, highlighting his remarkable piping career which spanned 5 decades. In this weeks edition, Murray plays Lament for Hugh, as well as highlighting his daughter - Faye Henderson - and her Highland Society of London Gold Medal winning tune from Oban in 2010 - Lament for Donald Dugahl McKay. Click here to listen to this weeks broadcast.
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Labour Weekend Silver Chanter Comp.: Entries Close 15 September

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The Highland Piping Society of Canterbury state that: Despite the events Christchurch has faced over recent times, the Silver Chanter competitions at Labour Weekend (October 22-23) are still going ahead. The venues for the competitions have come through safe and sound, judges have been confirmed, and everything is all set for another great weekend! There will also be a recital on the friday nigh...
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Bob Worrall To Judge at Christchurch, Labour Weekend

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The organisers of the Labour Weekend Silver Chanter competition have announced that the senior judge for the weekend will be Bob Worrall from Ontario (pictured). In addition to his judging duties Bob will be giving a recital. The schedule will be out soon and the organisers assure me that the events will be timed so that they do not clash with Rugby world cup final match. Watch this space.
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Colin Craig Claidhmor & Celtic Inn Targe: Saturday 28 May Celtin Inn, Palmerston North

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This event has a wonderful line-up, at an audience friendly venue. The Piobaireachd is held in the morning with the light music in the afternoon. The musicians are (in no particular order) Brendon Eade, Martin Frewen, Marion Horsburgh, Liam Kernaghan, Alasdair MacKenzie, Davey Welsh, Iain Robertson and William Rowe. I'd go to see any one of these players perform - it includes players who will be c...
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