A night exploring Ceòl Mòr – The Big Music – in a spirit of collaboration with two exciting performances.
Alongside a quartet of some of Scotland’s most thrilling young string players, pibroch master and authority Murray Henderson takes a journey into the depths of the most powerful and stirring pieces in the pibroch repertoire.
Coming from a different angle, piper/producer Duncan Grant, also known for his electronic music under the pseudonym Cain, explores the sonic potential of pibroch in the 21st Century.
Featuring James Lindsay, Susan Appelbe, Megan Henderson, Mharie Mackinnon, Calum MacCrimmon and John Mulhearn.
Friday, March 6, 2015 from 7.30pm | Book Online Now
A simple introduction to playing the bagpipes, come and try this traditional iconic instrument at The National Piping Centre.
Guests will be welcomed by a Scottish bagpiper and given a tour of The Museum of Piping.
» More info on the Come & Try page
Are you feeling overwhelmed about your wedding planning?
The Braw Brides Wedding Workshop is an event for couples to become excited about their wedding, it’s an informal, interactive, exciting event featuring some of the friendliest, interesting wedding suppliers in Scotland. We’d love to chat to you about your wedding, and show you what we are all about.
Sunday, 1 March 2015 from 1pm to 5pm
A reminder for all pipers wishing to apply for eligibility to compete at the Argyllshire Gathering and/or the Northern Meeting that applications will close midnight January 31st.
Fourteen of the best UK based pipers in the World have been invited to compete at the Uist & Barra competition – with the invitation list drawn from major prize winners in 2014. It will be held at the College of Piping, Glasgow on 7th March from 9am.
Pìobaireachd; March, Strathspey and Reel; Hornpipe and Jig
Adults £10; 16 and under £5
- Chris Armstrong
- Callum Beaumont
- Glenn Brown
- Bill Geddes
- Alasdair Henderson
- Faye Henderson
- Finlay Johnston
- Angus MacColl
- Roddy MacLeod
- Willie McCallum
- Peter McCalister
- Gordon McCready
- Douglas Murray
- Iain Speirs
- Craig Sutherland
- Gordon Walker
The judges for all three competitions will be Iain MacFadyen, Willie Morrison and Stuart Samson.
Organisers are hoping to stream the event online, and further details will be included on their Facebook page when this is confirmed.
Uist & Barra: http://www.glasgowuistandbarraassociation.co.uk
Grade 1 – Stewart Gaudin
Grade 2 – Romana Brunner
Grade3 – Bianca Kail
Full results available here: http://www.theclasp.co.uk/competitions/results/37/
Come along with your wee ‘uns for a celebration of Robert Burns at The National Piping Centre with a Disney Brave theme. Learn about the great man, 2 course lunch for all the family, competitions, goodie bags and more!
Featuring Linda Jackson, Scottish Storyteller and Singer.
2 Course meal for the whole family
Learn the address to the haggis
Write your own Burns poem competition
Sing Auld Lang Syne
Dress up for the occasion in a Brave theme, kilts, tartan & trews
FULL INFORMATION HERE
The National Piping Centre is now recruiting for a full time piping teacher.
The successful applicant will be required to teach students of all ages and abilities and to take a full part in the varied activities and developmental work of the Centre. Occasional travel abroad in order to teach in workshops and summer schools will also be a requisite part of this job. The ability to perform in public to a high standard is a desirable attribute for this post.
Appointments at The National piping Centre will be subject to satisfactory clearance through the Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme. The National Piping Centre will arrange and pay for an application to be made.
A job description can be found below or can be requested from Clare Lynas, Email: email@example.com – Tel: 0141 353 0220.
To apply, please submit a Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org or send it by mail to Roddy MacLeod, Principal, The National Piping Centre, 30-34 McPhater St, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, G4 0HW.
The closing date for applications is 31st January 2015.
Starts at 9.30am
Competition to be held at The National Piping Centre, Saturday February 21st 2015.
Closing date for entries is Friday 6th February 2015. Enter online now!