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Alex Gandy

Alex Gandy

Alex began piping at age ten and had the good fortune of family for very high level instruction; his father Bruce Gandy, his mother Beverley Gandy (played with the 78th Fraser Highlanders in the 80's) and his grandfather Ronnie Rollo. As a member of Field Marshal Montgomery he helped the band take 6 major prizes... including a World Championship in 2007 and ...
Armagh Pipers Club

Armagh Pipers Club

Armagh Pipers Club is a multi-instrumental group including vocalists playing uilleann pipes, flute, fiddle, banjo, whistle, harp, guitar and bass. They are all tutors in Armagh Pipers Club which teaches traditional music to 280 pupils weekly in 49 classes. The club will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2016. Niall  Hanna: Guitar/Vocal Fintan Mulholland: Uilleann pipes/ Flute/ bodhran Conor Mallon: Uilleann pipes/ Whistle Caolán Hendron: Banjo Conor Murphy: Guitar Aíne Mallon: Fiddle/vocals Emma Robinson: Flute/whistle Emer Mallon: Harp/Flute Méabh ...
Balázs Istvánfi duo

Balázs Istvánfi Duo

Balázs Istvánfi and Balázs Vizeli bring the sound of Hungary to Piping Live! This concert is based on Bela Bartok's 100 year old collection which has been recorded in several counties of Old Hungary. The performance gives a selection of this music, and focuses around the ancient shepherd melodies and historical tunes. A revival of the bagpipe-violin duo which nowadays is much ...
Bellon Maceiras

Bellón Maceiras Duo

The BellónMaceiras Duo was formed in the spring of 2005 with the hopes of making an underdeveloped niche of the musical world more accessible—the bagpipes and the accordion—as these are two instruments representative of our Galician culture. One of the priorities of the duo is to assemble a suitable and diverse repertoire of music that captures their versatile nature. The two ...
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Borja Baragaño

Borja Baragaño on asturian pipes, uilleann pipes, flutes and Ruben Bada on bouzouki are going to perform Asturian music mostly but also Irish, Scottish, Breton, Swedish and Bulgarian. Their repertoire is based in Baragaño´s latest album, “Where I could go”, which was published in October ´14 Borja was born in Mieres, Asturies and he started at 4 ...
Canterbury Caledonian

Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band

The Canterbury Caledonian Society is New Zealand's Premier Grade One Pipe Band. The band has a proud history of performing at the highest level, as well as developing the future through our junior bands. The "Cale" was formed in 1902. After a few meetings, and gaining approval from the Canterbury Caledonian Society, the Band held its first practice on 8 ...
Dartmouth Pipe Band

Dartmouth & District Pipe Band

Dartmouth & District Pipe Band, established in 1965, is based out of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada and fields two competition bands and a well-established bagpipe and drumming school. The band is the 2011 Grade 3 Atlantic Canadian Championship Supreme Winners and the North American Championship Best Drum Corps and Best Bass. Recent, notable appearances include performing with Rawlins Cross for Her Royal ...
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Finlay MacDonald and Chris Stout

Since meeting in Glasgow over a decade ago, fiddler Chris Stout (known for his playing with Fiddlers' Bid, Chris Stout's Brazilian Theory and in duo with Catriona McKay) and Finlay MacDonald have played together both as a duo and in the Finlay MacDonald Band, taking their progressive form of pipe music to festivals throughout Europe.
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Flook

The flutes of Brian Finnegan and Sarah Allen, the guitar of Ed Boyd and the bodhran of John Joe Kelly weave and spin traditionally rooted tunes into the breathtaking sound of the groundbreaking band Flook. This group possesses a rare blend of fiery technical brilliance, delicate ensemble interaction and a bold, adventurous musical imagination. Flook's ability to weave sheer musical magic from these seemingly ...
Fred Morrison

Fred Morrison

Fred Morrison is widely regarded as one of the greatest Scottish pipers alive today. His performances on the Highland, bellows blown and uilleann pipes and on the low whistle have taken the world music scene by storm. His approach is firmly rooted in the musical tradition of the Hebridean islands of Scotland but he constantly pushes the boundaries, creating a fresh ...
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Julien Cartonnet

Julien Cartonnet is from the Morvan, a landscape in eastern France. He has been playing the bagpipes since he was 9 years old. His playing is heavily influenced Raphael Thiéry - and since the 2000 by the Irish Uilleann Pipe, whose stylistics he integrated into his traditional centrally French style. In 2012 he won  1st prize in the concours in Chateau d'Ars and in ...
Levack Stewart Irving

Levack | Stewart | Irving

Levack Stewart Irving is the combined forces of Ali Levack (Pipes and Whistles), Charlie Stewart (Fiddle) and Craig Irving (Guitar). The band brings together three of Glasgow's brightest young folk musicians to create a sound where improvisation is key but always with a grounding in the traditional. Ali Levack has been immersed in Scottish traditional music ...
Lorne MacDougall

Lorne MacDougall

Three time BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the year finalist, Lorne MacDougall is one of Scotland’s leading young pipers. Born and brought up in Carradale, in the piping stronghold of Kintyre Lorne was awarded a BA in Scottish Music - Piping at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2005 and has performed at many local ...

Lowland and Borders Piping Society

The Society was formed in 1983 by a group of enthusiasts who were interested in reviving the bagpipes of the Scottish lowlands and border region. These pipes are bellows-blown with their drones issuing from a common stock, and have been played in Scotland since at least the 17th Century. Over recent years, the Society has grown from being a group ...
NZ Police

New Zealand Police Pipe Band

The New Zealand Police Pipe Band is a seven-time winner of the New Zealand grade one championships. The Band is based at the Royal New Zealand Police College, 20 minutes north of Wellington. The Band is comprised of forty police and civilian members from around New Zealand, with guest players from overseas. It performs at Police, civic events and local community ...
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Patrick Molard

Born in 1951 in Saint-Malo in North Brittany, Patrick started playing the pipes at the age of 14 in his local bagad in 1965. Two years later, he joined the An Ere Pipe Band from Rennes under the direction of Jakez Pincet, his first Pìobaireachd instructor, who introduced him to Robert U.Brown, one of the Queen’s pipers at Balmoral Castle. Later, ...
Scotia Glenville

Scotia Glenville Pipe Band

The Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band is a competitive Grade 3 Junior Pipe Band in the Northeastern United States. The band participates in competitions as well as community events to perform and promote the band and  Scottish arts, and to raise funds. As the musicians develop throughout our educational program, they develop lifelong skills that are used outside the piping circle: dedication, hard ...
Scott Wood Band

Scott Wood Band

Bursting on to the Scottish Music scene at the 2014 Celtic Connections Festival Club, the bagpipe-driven Scott Wood Band are set to debut their explosively energetic live show at HebCelt this summer. The band was developed from the critically acclaimed Scott Wood Trio, who were nominated for ‘Up and Coming Artist of the Year’ at the MG Alba Scots Trad ...
St Andrews College

St Andrew’s College Pipe Band

St Andrew’s College is a co-educational independent school located in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Pipe Band at the College has 90 years of history and tradition behind it, since the first band was founded by the College in 1919. Over the years, many highlights and successes have been recorded. In 2007 the St Andrew’s College Pipe Band made history as the ...
Stuart Highlanders

Stuart Highlanders Pipe Band

The Stuart Highland Pipe Band was founded in 1964 under the auspices of the First Parish Church in Bedford, Massachusetts. The members initially explored forming a banjo band, but gave up the idea when they realized it would be hard to procure the necessary instruction. A parishioner of Scottish descent suggested they mine the rich Celtic pockets the Boston area provided ...
Edinburgh Military Tatoo

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo will bring a selection of their 2015 performers to George Square.
Malaysian Sikh

The Malysian Sikh Pipe Band

The Sri Dasmesh Band also known as The Malaysian Sikh Band is the only Sikh band in South East Asia and one of the elite few Sikh bands in the world. The idea of creating a Sikh Pipe Band was born way back in 1988. We wanted to give the Sikh community and also Malaysian's something to be proud of ...
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The Pipe Band Club

The Pipeband Club (PBC) is a leading competitive pipe band based in Sydney, Australia. PBC has a relatively short but rich history of competing in all grades of solo and band competitions, both domestically and abroad, and draws members from not only New South Wales, but many parts of Australia and even overseas. Amongst our past results, the band boasts ...
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The Scott Wood Trio

Formed in the summer of 2012 for the Piping Live! Festival, The Scott Wood Trio are an energetic and dynamic band, with driving tunes and innovative arrangements. With a wealth of personal musical experiences behind them, the trio combines together with a mixture of pipes/whistle, fiddle and guitar to create a tight, powerful and youthful live sound. “The most exciting new ...
TorontoPolice

Toronto Police Pipe Band

As ambassadors of both the Toronto Police Service and the City of Toronto, the band is dedicated to playing good music well and to help bring the ancient sounds of the pipes and drums to citizens of Toronto – and the world. The Toronto Police Pipe Band was formed in 1912 under the direction of Pipe-Major Thomas Ross and the band ...
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West Lothian Schools Pipe Band

West Lothian Schools Novice Juvenile Pipe Band was formed in late 2011 and started competing in 2012. 2013 saw the band crowned ‘Best Schools Pipe Band’ at the Cowal Championships as well as gaining 2nd place in the Championship. The band have been working hard under their piping instructor Gordon Bruce and drumming instructor David Ross. This hard work resulted in ...