BC Pipers’ Annual Gathering

April 17, 2014
Lower Mainland, BC, Canada

The BC Pipers Association “Indoor Meet” is held on the Friday and Saturday of the Easter long weekend. The Friday features solo piobaireachd competitions, professional drumming and a recital featuring the invited judges. Saturday events are the remaining solo events, a full band competition and the ceilidh in the evening.

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Pipers: The trend today is to sink a chanter reed as far as it can go in the reed seat, and then tape all the holes that are sharp, or drill the holes bigger if the note is flat. Raising a reed slightly or just getting the reed placed ideally in the seat can make a world of difference.
Brian Donaldson, Inveran Bagpipes, Edinburgh