076: Donald MacPhee USA

Episode 76: Pipers’ Persuasion visited Donald MacPhee from USA originally ( as distinct from another subject of PP, Donald MacPhee who is working in Germany) at his home in Alexandra Dunbartonshire Scotland.  Donald has many strings to his bow and in a lengthy chat we covered times in USA, Canada and Scotland.  Highland dancing, Gold medal, solos, pipe bands, teaching, judging and making reeds.

Donald macphee;1. Family to north America

2. Relatives in piping

3. First set of bagpipes

4. Second set one dollar

5. Early prizes

7. Mike Cusack

8. Highland Dancing

9. Ontario and Texas

10. Gold medal

11. Piping for highland dancing

12. Strathspeys in solos and bands

13. Scottish Power and FMM pipe bands

14. Studies for judging

15. Judging medleys

16. Teaching

17. Reed making