Interview with Stephen Rooklidge – Shasta Piping Society (Part 6)

What are your future plans? Anything imminent? Will you resurrect the prize pipe competition? Will the Original Pibroch competition become annual? We’d like to make the pibroch writing contest an annual event because the interest from participants was obviously there. Rob Wallace and I have spoken about his arranging the panel and announcements for next […]

Interview with Stephen Rooklidge – Shasta Piping Society (Part 4)

Stepping back, how do you view the current state of pibroch composition, the bigger picture? Did this competition show you something about it that resonates with you? Indeed it did. Pibroch as a traditional form of creative exploration is alive and well! With the variety of composer backgrounds and the breadth of submissions, I think […]