Cadet band’s “Liberation Tour” a living history book for young pipers and drummers

Published: June 30, 2010
Cadet band’s “Liberation Tour” a living history book for young pipers and drummers Published: June 30, 2010

The journey to Holland by the Pipes & Drums of St. Andrew's College to mark the 65th anniversary of Liberation Day was a fine week of meaningful performances and ceremony for the young pipers and drummers. Never before had these young pipers and drummers experienced such attention and adulation. We feature a photo-rich account of the moving and life-altering experience for the 22 pipers and drummers over that week in May 2010.

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