Graham Davidson

BC Pipers’ Association
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Biographical Info

Born in Glasgow Scotland, a very long time ago.

Graham started piping at the age of 6 in North Vancouver with the White Hackle Pipe Band.

Threw the years he played with Seaforth Highlanders, Port Moody, Maple Ridge and Abbotsford Police Pipe Bands. But the best time was in the 70’s was when he played with Triumph Street under the direction of Hal Senyk with the band competing at the World Pipe Band Championships on several occasions. In 1979 the Band placed 5th in Grade 1 and the Drum Corp winning the Worlds. First time an overseas Band place in Grade 1.

Since then, Graham was the Band director of the White Spot Pipe Band for 25 years and was also founding member of the Grade 3 Band called Greighlan Crossing in 2004.

Retiring from both bands in 2016, Graham retired from work in 2017 and moved to Nanaimo where he still teaches and helps bands in the US and on the Island.

In 2019 the British Columbia Pipers Association (BCPA) presented Graham with a Life Membership for his commitment to Bands and solo students. Graham is a past President and current President of the BCPA.

Graham served as President of BCPA from 2022 to 2022

Categories: Past
Updated 3 months ago.