The 2014 Metro Cup—Drinking It All In

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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There really is nowhere you can go outside of the major competition platforms in Scotland other than Newark, New Jersey in February to hear nearly 12 hours of nonstop bagpiping of the highest caliber. The Metro Cup is one of those events that seems to get better and better with each passing year. The 2014 event was no exception.

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5 Things to Get You Ready for the Coming Bagpipe Season

Thursday, January 23, 2014
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Practical matters rule the day. We can talk all day about artistry, ability, practicing and all the things that make a good bagpiper. But it is often the…

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Small Tunes Podcast: “Ballindalloch’s Dream”

Sunday, January 19, 2014
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An old melody culled from the ample 1757 collection of Robert Bremner. Listen to the podcast for more information and a rendition on the bagpipe.

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Small Tunes Podcast: “The Death of the Wren”

Friday, December 20, 2013
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This episode’s tune is a little something for the upcoming holiday season: “The Death of the Wren.” This small, driving reel is not unlike many of the idiom,…

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Small Tunes Podcast: “One of the Irish Piobaireachd”

Friday, September 20, 2013
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In this episode, we dive back into the Campbell Canntaireachd for a tune that suggests a stronger piping link between Ireland and Scotland than we typically consider. Listen to the podcast for more history and a rendition on the bagpipe.

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