We are pleased to announce that Gaelic Singer of the year Rachel Walker will be performing with us at this years “worlds concert”.
Rachel will be performing 3 numbers with the band where she will lead the piece and the band will accompany her and then Rachel will sing with the band.
This will also include a piece dedicated to the centenary of WORLD WAR 1 where there be 2 gaelic songs from that period included in the piece.
Here is a short biography about Rachel:
Rachel Walker is a Gaelic singer/songwriter based in the Highlands of Scotland, and is known for her “crystal clear voice” and inimitable style. Since graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Rachel has performed extensively as a solo artist and with a number of bands including Dochas and Skipinnish. She is also a member of Gaelic singing Quartet Cruinn. She has appeared on various television programmes including the award winning BBC series Aig Cridhe ar Ciuil and has supported Runrig on there winter tour in 2008 . Rachel has released three albums, the most recent in January 2010, Air Chall showcases her talent as a song writer. She combines performing with teaching music at West Highland College in Fort William, and was named Gaelic Singer of the Year 2013 at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards.
Greater Glasgow Police Scotland PB with typical chanter practice before hours on pipes/drums heading towards big August pre-worlds concert. Even this early small details being attacked to go towards great music. See below for your tickets purchases
Greater Glasgow Police Scotland Pipe Band playing on the New Year Show at BBC Alba 31 Dec 2013
This is a taste of what to expect from the Concert in August 2014. See below for details re tickets and other information.
Led by Pipe Major Duncan Nicholson and leading Drummer Eric Ward, the Greater Glasgow Police Scotland Pipe Band invites you to attend a night of music at their debut appearance at the prestigious
This concert, which is hosted and promoted by the Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band, aims to offer something for everyone in what must be one of the great musical venues.
Tickets are on sale from 01/12/2013. Available from the Royal Concert hall ,these tickets are an ideal Christmas Gift
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street
Tel. 0141 353 8000
Here’s a small taster, the last set from their Celtic Connections concert in January this year, led by P/M Nicholson on whistle.
World PB Championship 13
The Band played on the Saturday to qualify for the finals on the Sunday of the World PB Championship at Glasgow Green 2013. This is the medley performance which helped them qualify and the recording is kindly provided by ‘Hervé’
On the Sunday afternoon of the second day of the World Pipe Band Championship in Aug 2013 the Band was successful in coming through to this final stage and performing their Medley which was met with much acclaim, 3rd equal, 4th in this part of the event. The remarks of the commentator are pertinent.
In 2013, the Strathclyde Police Pipe Band entered another phase of its history with a change of name to the Greater Glasgow Police Scotland Pipe Band.. The Strathclyde Police Pipe Band performed at the Annual Piping Concert in the Main Audiotorium of The Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow.