Australian Country

PIPELINE OF OPPORTUNITY

Charlie Cooper struggles to identify a single highlight from his bagpipe playing career with Melbourne’s Scotch College’s Pipes and Drums band. The problem, he explains, is there have been so many of them. Perhaps it was when he played at Edinburgh and Stirling Castles during the band tour of Scotland for the European Pipe Band Championships. Or maybe it was during that same trip when and his 30-odd band members got to ride on the Jacobite steam train over the Glenfinnan Viaduct, better known as THAT bridge on the Harry Potter Hogwarts Express route. Or maybe it was being

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