Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge

April 27, 2013
Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The 2013 Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge and Workshop with Jack Lee. The Piobaireachd Challenge will take place on April 27th and the workshop on April 28th. The entry deadline to compete is April 19th. Tunes submitted must be from the 2013 set tune list for all grades. Everyone is welcome at the workshop regardless of skill level. The workshop is open to everyone and not just competitors. The workshop will take place from 10am-3pm (10-12: the piobaireachd portion of it and 1-3: light music, reed manipulation and setting up your bagpipe). The Piobaireachd Challenge will start at 9am.

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Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge

April 26, 2014
The College of Piping, Summerside, PEI, Canada

Jack Taylor will judge the piobaireachd contest on Saturday April 26, amateur and open grades. Submit 2014 set tunes from the Piobaireachd Society. Workshop with Dr. Taylor on Sunday at The College. Contact The College or the ACPBA for entry form.

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