Hacking the Bagpiping Judge Part I: Why Can’t You Be a Bagpiping Judge?

Monday, January 10, 2011

It takes seven plus seven years to make a piper so it’s said, but why must it take ten years of accomplished activity at the highest level of competition, a lengthy exam, and the initial approval of an elite few to be a piping judge in the EUSPBA?

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Hacking the Bagpiping Judge: Prologue—What Do You Expect?

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Anyone lamenting the poor quality or bleak future of U.S. pipe bands need look no further for blame than the game of pipe band competition itself.

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Oran Mor and Erin Harkes Live!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Members of the Oran Mor Pipe Band kick it last week with the Erin Harkes Band at Savannah’s in Albany, NY. Excellent holiday fun.

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5 Things That Shaped U.S. Piping and Drumming This Decade

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Admit it, 2010 is already fading from your memory like The Lost Piobroch. By the time this Saturday hits, your bagpipe competitive successes and failures will be replaced…

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Chat With PM Terry Lee

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Adam Carreire had the good fortune to sit down with PM Terry Lee of Simon Fraser University Pipe Band while he was over judging the George Sherriff Memorial competition and have a chat. Part I of the video is up on his blog Adams Brain! Worthy Thanksgiving holiday viewing if football is not your thing.

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