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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

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Interviewee

Iain McKerral

Interviewer

Christine MacKay

Background

Born and brought up in Campbeltown, Iain McKerral was taught to play the pipes by the late Tony Wilson, and was a member of Campbeltown Pipe Band when it played on the “Mull of Kintyre” single with Paul McCartney. He has long been involved in teaching piping in schools in Kintyre, and is currently Schools’ Piping Tutor in South Kintyre. He is also the Pipe Major of Kintyre Schools Pipe Band, and has competed successfully with this band at Novice Juvenile and Juvenile level.

Publisher

The National Piping Centre

Date

10-04-2012

Format

audio

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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