BC Highland Games

June 21, 2014
Percy Perry Stadium, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

Full Highland Games, including solo piping, drumming, Highland dancing and pipe bands.

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BC Highland Games

June 24, 2011
Percy Perry Stadium, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

Solo piping and drumming, pipe band contest, highland dancing championship and other attractions.

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BC Highland Games

June 28, 2008
Coquitlam, BC, Canada

BC Highland Games includes solo piping and drumming contests, pipe band contest, a highland dancing contest, and more.

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  • It’s time for Scottish solo piping reform
    Tue, 20 Jan 2015
    The Scottish solo piping scene is a singular beast. While Scotland invented the idea of Highland pipers competing with subjective music judged by “authorities,” there’s really no other country on earth that still uses its system. …
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TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers should avoid memorizing their music until the tune can be played from start to finish, fluidly, without error and at full speed. Once you memorize your music, it will become your reference every time you play. If your memory of the music has flaws in it, through repetition, you will permanently cement these flaws in your playing. Memorization is similar to the wood stain that would be added when building a bookcase – it would be the final touch to a finished product.
John Cairns, London, Ontario

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