Published: March 08, 2021

Women in piping and drumming: further reading

pipes|drums has advocated for women in piping and drumming for three decades, and with females making up about 30% of participating players, we will keep celebrating their success and question any inequality and inequity issues.

On this International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021, readers can find just some of the articles we’ve published about female pipers and drummers or on the challenges that women players face in the links below.

You’re encouraged to peruse our archives for many more articles.

The status of females in piping and drumming in 2020
April 2, 2020


For the moms: six accomplished players and their celebrated mothers


The presentation of the 2019 Balvenie Medal to Anne Spalding
October 28, 2019


#MeToo: A collective call to members of our community
November 1, 2017


#MeToo
October 19, 2017


From the archives: Miss Edith MacPherson – a piping pioneer
April 21, 2020


pipes|drums honours women pipers and drummers
March 8, 2019


Oban and Inverness lists beg the Q: Where are the women?
August 1, 2018


Jolly Boys . . . and Girls: RSPS votes to admit women
March 1, 2015


Jolly girls still unwelcome at Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society
October 31, 2008


Mary MacPherson makes history at annual RSPS competition
May 16, 2018


Patricia Henderson: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 1
January 25, 2015


Patricia Henderson: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 2
February 23, 2015


Patricia Henderson: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 3
March 15, 2015


Patricia Henderson: the pipes|drums Interview – Part 4
April 12, 2015


10 Questions With . . . Anne Spalding
March 31, 2004

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