Iain Speirs was taught to play by Jack D. Crichton, his father Tom Speirs, a Gold Medallist and Clasp winner, and by his grandfather Jock Speirs, Pipe Major of the London Scottish and Johnnie Walker Pipe Bands. Iain has also previously received tuition from Donald MacPherson and Murray Henderson.
Iain has played in a number of pipe bands including the Clan MacFarlane Pipe Band from St. Catherine’s, Ontario, the Lothian and Borders Police Pipe Band and the College of Piping Band from Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was a member of the Spirit of Scotland Pipe Band, which was formed to compete at the World Pipe Band Championships in 2008.
Iain lives in Edinburgh with his wife Susanne and children Annie and John. He works in financial services marketing.
Iain’s major prizes include:
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