018: Tom Speirs

Tom Speirs Interview

Episode 18 –  Pipers’ Persuasion travelled to the east side of Edinburgh where we sat down with Tom Speirs, well-respected senior judge of solo-piping, to examine his piping roots which began with his father in Darvel, Ayrshire and has continued through Edinburgh to his two sons. He displays how hard work and application produced the fruits of success. To this day he continues to pass on his knowledge to others.

1. Introduction

 

2. Early Days

3. Pibrochs and Professional Life

4. Eagle Pipers

5. Pipes and Highland Games

6. Famous Teachers – Donald MacPherson, Jimmy MacIntosh and Donald MacLeod

7.  Important Medals and Competitions

8. Judging, Teaching and Comments

Tags: Kenneth MacLean, John MacFadyen, Walter Cowan, John MacLellan, Donald MacPherson, Jimmy McIntosh MBE & Donald MacLeod.