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Cailean hails from Accrington in Lancashire, England, and has been playing since the age of 6. He was taught under the Accrington Pipe Band tutoring project and then progressed on to join the Manchester Pipe Band. The band originally started out in Grade 4b before being upgraded to Grade 3b under Bob Doyle, Cailean’s tutor.
Cailean continued to progress and joined the 101 Northumbrian Regiment Pipe Band, under the direction of DTSPB Piper Craig Noble and Leading Drummer Scott Nolan. Having had succesful seasons in Grades 3a and Grade 2, when the band withdrew from competing Cailean stepped up to Grade 1 with the Vale of Athol Pipe Band. The bands Leading Drummer at the time was DTSPB Drummer Lee Lawson.
Cailean is excited to be playing in Dowco Triumph Street and is looking forward to progressing his drumming under the direction of Gary Corkin.