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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

Ian Duncan

Interviewer

Veronica Hartwich

Background

Ian Duncan is a native of Perthshire. He was taught by Pipe Major Bill Hepburn, and after training as a maths teacher became piping instructor in Dundee. He was also pipe major of Vale of Atholl Pipe Band, taking that band from Grade 4 to Grade 1,as well as Drambuie Kirkliston and Lothian and Border Police Pipe Bands. He also served as Pipe Major of the Atholl Highlanders. He lives in Perthshire and remains involved in piping, although now retired. He is a major force behind the Gordon Duncan Memorial Trust which was set up in memory of his brother.

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The National Piping Centre

Date

2012-11-06

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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

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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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