Megan Canning

Megan joined the band in late 2012, when her husband Ryan took over as Pipe Major. Megan is a 5-time World Pipe Band Champion; four wins being with the Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band from Northern Ireland where she played from 2006-2012, and one with Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia during the band’s ascent back to the top in 2015. Megan is originally from California, but has lived in Scotland since 2002 where she has studied at the University of Glasgow for an MA Hons, and the University of Edinburgh for her MSc and now PhD. Megan is currently working towards her PhD in International Development in the University of Edinburgh, and is undertaking ethnographic research on gender and development in Malawi, in southern Africa.

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