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Fin Moore

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Fin Moore is a piper, born & bred. He plays the Highland pipes, Border pipes and Scottish Small Pipes. For five years, he played in the Vale of Atholl Juvenile Band and is now working with his father, Hamish, as very successful pipe makers. They have nearly made 1000 sets of pipes. Their pipes are played all over the world and appear on dozens of recordings. Fin has gained a great reputation as a teacher. He has taught at the Gaelic College in Cape Breton for four seasons, the Lowland and Border Pipers Society annual teaching weekend in Melrose and at The Piper Gathering, Vermont and other schools around the world. In 2008 he was asked to teach at the SFU pipe band summer school in Brittish Columbia.
He has now performed at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, Celtic Colours in Cape Breton, the Edinburgh International Festival and the William Kennedy Piping Festival, Armagh, as well as numerous appearances around the world.
He has played solo and with bands including, Dannsa, who are gaining great respect in Scotland and abroad for their traditional and innovating dancing. The internationally renowned Cape Breton band, Slainte Mhath and Scottish band Back of the Moon, winners at the Scottish traditional music awards 2003.
He is currently playing with Dannsa, and Sarah Hoy as part of a fiddle and pipes duo. He is working on new venture with 3 other pipers on reproductions of 18th Century Highland pipes playing traditional Scottish tunes.
Fin has also been practicing his step dancing, which means he can sometimes be seen giving a step or two.
Although he hasn't recorded a solo album yet, he appears on several compilation albums and played on two of Andrea Beaton albums.

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