Brian Donaldson, Sgt., 2nd BTN., Scots Guards (19?? - ) is a Scottish piper born in Fife, Scotland, currently residing in Delafield, Wisconsin. Brian is owner of Inveran Pipe Makers and principal piping instructor at the St. John's Northwest Military Academy. Brian served 22 years in the Scots Guards, including spending time in both Northern Ireland and the Falklands. His piping career is extensive, having won nearly every prize there is to win at the top level, played with the Dysart and Dundonald Pipe Band in the 1970s, and having been both an instructor and the principal of the Army School of Piping, and Pipe Major of the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards.

Recordings Edit

Pipers of Distinction: Brian Donaldson (CD) Monarch CDMON 815

1. 4/4 Marches: Lady Georgina Bruce/Falkland Palace 2. Slow Air & Jigs: Flight of the Eaglets/Donald Willie and His Dog/The Curlew 3. MSR: John Morrison of Assynt House/The Caledonian Society of London/Bessie McIntyre 4. Piobaireachd: The Vaunting 4. 6/8 Marches: Lilly Long-wades Welcome to Inverness/John MacKenzie's Farewell to Strathglass 5. Hornpipes: The Swallow-tailed Coat/Crossing the Minch 7. Marches: The White Sands of Mersa Matruh/The Desert March 8. Strathspeys & Reels: The Braes o' Forbes/Strathconon/The Strathspey King/The Little Cascade Reel 9. MSR: Brigadier General Ronald Cheape of Tiroran/Arniston Castle/Mrs. McPherson of Inveran 10. Jigs: The Braes of Melanish/Aundrie Donaldson's Jig/The Thief of Lochaber 11. 2/4 Marches: Invergordon's Welcome to Queen Elizabeth II/The Crisis 12. Strathspeys & Reels: Blair Drummond/Broadford Bay/Pretty Marion