Army Piping Part 5/ Stuart Recording/ Dumfries School

We continue with our look at Scottish Regiments and their pipers focussing on the Royal Highland Fusiliers, The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and the Black Watch. The photograph above shows Major Gavin Stoddart of the RHF in his competing days at the Argyllshire Gathering with judge John Burgess looking on. Read the article here.

A short sound clip of Stuart Liddell playing at the Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society recital last Saturday has been added to the review of the evening. Check it out here.

Notice has reached us uf the summer school to be held in Dumfries later this summer. Here are the details:


South West of Scotland Piping and Drumming Academy  –  Summer School. This Summer School will once again be held at SRUC Barony Campus near Dumfries, from Monday 13th to Friday 17th July 2015
Students can either be residents or day visitors and, once again, Iain Watson will be our senior tutor, with assistance from Jim Semple and Jim Campbell. Eric and Lynne Ward will be looking after the drumming students. All students will have the opportunity to prepare for probably, and even sit the PDQB exams, at their respective levels.