019: Ian Duncan (DRAFT)

Ian Duncan Interview

Episode 19 – Ian Duncan from a solid base of wonderful tuition by household names in piping, developed from the bottom up the iconic Vale of Atholl Pipe Band. This was the band which created the standard for concert bands in the British Isles – it smashed boundaries in seeking to promote and entertain with ground breaking sets of music derived from all corners.  Here is also a mention of his brother, Gordon Duncan. Later Ian went on to lead various bands from various conditions to the top of the band world – Grade 1. He describes how he has done this.

1. My Teachers

2. Vale of Atholl Pipe Band

3. Gordon Duncan

4. Vale in Concert

5. PM of other bands

6. Making a success of a band

Tags: Jimmy Robertson, Joe Wilson, Bill Hepburn, Bert Barron, Jack Taylor, Bill Wotherspoon, Patrick Mollard, Robert Brown, Robert Nicol, Dr MacKay, Alan Cameron, Gary West, Steven Saint, Sharon Walker, Bob Shepherd MBE, John K MacAllister, John Moneagle, Paul Turner, Gordon Duncan, Walter Drysdale, Roddy MacDonald, Sylvain Hamon, Roddy MacLeod MBE & Jimmy McIntosh MBE.