021: Iain MacFadyen

Iain MacFadyen Interview

Episode 21 – Iain MacFadyen comes from a large piping family who are famous throughout the piping world. He has won most if not all the top awards including the Inverness Gold Medal when he was 18 years and the Oban Gold Medal the following year. He was invited to play at the Glenfiddich 16 years in a row and won 4 times.  He has taught piping for many years and has been a senior judge for a long time.  His clear positive thoughts on piping are consise and entertaining

1. Introduction

2. The MacFadyen Family

3. Young Iain and Football

4. Gold Medals

5. Piping in the British Army

6. Pipe Bands

7. Glenfiddich

8. Silver Chanter

9. Judging and Final Thoughts

Tags:  Archie McNeil, Duncan MacFadyen, John MacFadyen, Hector MacFadyen, Freena MacFadyen, John Carmichael, Willie Grey, Donald MacLean, Robert Brown, Robert Nicol, Seumas MacNeil, Tommy Pearston, Mike Cusack, Bill Livingstone, Hector MacLean, Ewan Dewar, Norman Gillies, Andrew Wright, Alasdair Gillies, Peter Bain, Roddy McDonald, Peter MacLeod, Bobby Reid, Robert Hardie, Ronald Lawrie, David Murray, Jimmy Young, Neil McEachran, John MacLellan, Ewan MacRae, John McDougall, Ronnie Morrison, Fred Morrison, George Campbell, Dougie Ferguson, Robert Stewart, Hamish McLaughlan, John Weatherston, Duncan Johnstone, Eleanor MacFadyen, Gavin Walker, Neil Walker, Euan MacCrimmon, Niall Stewart, D R MacLennan, Alan Beaton, Hugh MacCallum & Jimmy McIntosh MBE.