April 24, 2024

Different cultures are bonded by piping and drumming in East Ayrshire

Piping and drumming firebrands Karen and Paul Warren are constantly looking at new ways to promote and build the arts in the Ayrshire region of Scotland. On April 22nd, “an incredible set of circumstances collided,” resulting in a one-of-a-kind workshop in Cumnock, with four pipers and drummers from the...
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April 15, 2024

Perfect, the enemy of good – Avens Ridgeway considers potential pitfalls of competing

We continue our series of articles on psychological matters that might impact our performance and the enjoyment of our...
April 13, 2024

29 compete in 2024 Australian Championships, as Hawthorn takes the top award

Under perfect weather at Princess Park, 29 bands competed in the 2024 Australian Pipe Band Championships in the...
April 12, 2024

No change for Dollar as pipe band contest returns May 26th

The first Dollar Pipe Band & Drum-Majors Competition held in 2023 was UK piping and drumming scene’s success...
April 11, 2024

78th Highlanders and Dartmouth & District collab again on “Highland Harmony 2” concert

All too often, thanks in large part to our competition-art tradition, pipe bands from the same city have crosstown...
From the archives
September 1, 2023
Inverness Day 2: Callum Beaumont wins Clasp; B-MSR goes to Campbell Wilson; Fred Morrison takes the P/A HP&J
The second day of the Northern Meeting returned again to Eden Court Theatre, and it was Callum Beaumont of St....
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April 25
We have nothing significant for today. If you know of a historic or noteworthy event for this date, please let us know.

The Castle Recordings - Installment #3

Association Leadership Spotlight: CPA President Derek Midgley

The Castle Recordings - Installment #2

Hitting a purple patch at 63: Reid Maxwell's having quite a time of it

Upcoming events
Woodlands Hotel, Broughty Ferry, Scotland | April 26, 2024

Willie McCallum Recital, Broughty Ferry

Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland | April 27, 2024
Hamilton, Ontario | May 11, 2024
Bangor, Northern Ireland | May 18, 2024
The Gathering Place, Georgetown, ON | June 8, 2024

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