The following includes some of the interviews I’ve given as well as events where I’ve playing or taught. I am still building this section and welcome any media you’d be happy for us to use or link to please email them to me, including a caption of event and date.

Many thanks

– Bruce Hitchings


Noting the Tradition

The National Piping Centre undertook an oral history project called “Noting The Tradition”. This involved undertaking oral history interviews with people who have been involved in piping at all levels and all over Scotland in the past 50 years. This recording was published September 2012.

Pipers Persuasion

Pipers’ Persuasion is a collection of exclusive video interviews with some of the greatest and most influential piping and drumming personalities of the modern era. Allan Hamilton of Kilmarnock is the brains and brawn behind Pipers’ Persuasion. A lifelong piper; Allan at his peak played with the world famous City of Glasgow Police Pipe Band, later to become Strathclyde Police Pipe Band.


Jim Thomson School of Piping and Drumming

Robert Shlaer  kindly sent these images taken during the Jim Thomson School of Piping and Drumming at Flagstaff, Arizona in 2012.

Brüggen Winterschool

René Sijmons from recorded Heroes of Kohima at the Brüggen Winterschool in 2014 Thanks for sending the file René