TUITION AND PIPE BAND CAREER
John was taught by Dugald Ferguson then from Age 15 by P/M Angus MacDonald
He played in many successful Pipe Bands and joined British Caledonian Airways PB and was their youngest player aged only 15.
The band of course became Power of Scotland Pipe Band and after that John joined Black Bottle Pipe Band with Don Bradford and Ali Fletcher.
SOLO PIPING CAREER
1st piper to win both silver medals in the same year at Oban and Inverness
Winner of the Golden Axe at the Lochaber Gathering
Overall winner Cowal 1994
A Grade winner of light music Oban & Inverness
Winner of the SPA Knockout contest in 2009
The above events will be held in the College of Piping Otago St Glasgow.
Please put these dates in your diary
Result for the Second Semi-Final
of the Knockout Series on 2nd April which featured
Stuart Liddell vs Steven Leask
This was a very close contest between these two outstanding players but Stuart Liddell won the
audience vote and goes on to meet John Patrick in
the final on Saturday 7th May 2016
Result for the first Semi-Final of the Knockout Series on 12th March which featured Angus MacColl Vs John Patrick.
This was a very close contest between these two former winners but John Patrick won the audience vote
Our next Club Night will be on Friday 6th May 2016 at 7.30pm
The Scottish Pipers' Association are pleased to announce that the
Final in our series of Knock-out contests will be on
Saturday 7th May 2016
at the College of Piping Otago Street Glasgow at 7.00 for 7.30pm. There will
be a full bar service available for what promises to be a great evening as the
two pipers are:
Stuart Liddell vs John Patrick
This will be another feast of top piping that you can't afford to miss!
Hope to see you all there!
If you are not able to come along to the event you can see on Livestream if you follow this link :
N.B. The series of Knock-outs will continue on the first Saturday of each month [except January 2016 which will be on 9th January 2016] The Semi-finals will be on Saturday 12th March and Saturday 2nd April 2016 The two pipers for the second semi-final are Stuart Liddell vs Steven Leask
The ultimate winner will receive the Piping Times Trophy and a cash prize kindly sponsored by McCallum Bagpipes and the final will be held on Saturday 7th May 2016
Club nights will continue to be held on the 1st Friday of each month at 7.30pm