Kevin McDonald has moved to Sydney but we hope will continue regular contact with us - has even attempted Bass Drumming in 2007 with us. The original Webmaster and IT guru.
started playing pipes at age 8. He was one of the first members to join Canberra Celtic Pipe Band just after the band kicked off. He has piped in a few bands in NSW and Canada and has also competed in Australia, Canada and USA in grades 3 and 4.
Apart from being a piper, according to some, he is, a spent, under appreciated rock n roll god. He still plays guitar and sings in bands when not piping. He also enjoys singing classical music (that is the really old stuff with lots of black notes on the page - not 1970s rock). Kev has also has played in, and taught brass bands (he hesitates to admit some of them have been concert bands).
He considers one of his favourite bands to be The Beatles! (pretty lame, we know) but says in his defence, that his mobile plays The Clash's, "London Calling" which brings him almost into 1980s. He is even contemplating changing to an even more hip, golden brown by the stranglers, circa 1981. If you ask Kev to elaborate on his music likes, he would say anything fussy or baroque stuff like Vivaldi, Bach, the Sex Pistols or the Plasmatics. (some would say he's a complex sort of guy. Others, well ---- would not.)
Somehow he has found time to spend a decade as a seemingly perpetual student, a traveller, a teacher, an IT guru, fashion victim and bagpipe tutor.
Some other interesting facts about our Kev:-
Fav. Colour: Green (right answer Irish National Kilt Canberra Celtic wears is predominantly green, ed.)
Fav day of the week: Wednesday - because the