2014 Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge

April 26, 2014
Summerside, PE, Canada

The 2014 Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge is hosted by the College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada in Summerside, PE.  The contest will take place on April 26th and a workshop will be offered the following day on April 27th.  The contest is open to competitors in Grade 5 through to Professional.  Jack Taylor will be this year’s judge and will host the workshop. The workshop is open to everyone.    

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