Brìghde Chaimbeul Recital/ Roderick Cannon’s Funeral/ CNE Tattoo

A good crowd of 60 or so gathered at St Mary’s Church in Haddington last Sunday to hear 17-year-old Brìghde Chaimbeul from Skye give a very well-received piping recital. Brìghde played a wide-ranging set of tunes on both the Highland pipes and smallpipes. She began  with a selection of 6/8 marches, including MacLeod of Mull and MacNeill of Ugadale. She then played some hornpipes and jigs and continued with the MSR, Braes of…

Brighde Recital/ Donald MacLeod Recordings

Up and coming young piper Brighde Chaimbeul is giving a recital in Haddington, East Lothian, on Sunday (July 5). It will be held in St Mary’s Parish Church from 4 – 5pm. The publicity blurb reads: Seventeen-year-old Brìghde  comes from the Isle of Skye and has been immersed in Scottish/Gàidhlig music from a young age. She was offered a place at St Mary’s Music School in 2010 and since then has been…

Brighde Chaimbeul/ MacKenzie Cal./ History

Talented young piper Brighde Chaimbeul emerged victorious from last weekend’s National Piping Centre Junior solo competition, picking up first in Piobaireachd and March, Strathspey and Reel and second in Jigs and thus the overall prize. Brigdhe is continuing her well-deserved run of success which included the Scots Guards Junior Solos last autumn (see pic). Dundee’s MacKenzie Caledonian Pipe Band have issued a new CD on the KRL label (see main pic)….