Balmoral Piping & Drumming Camp – PennWest

Date(s): July 16, 2023,
July 21, 2023

Location: Edinboro, PA USA,

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July 16-21, the Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming will hold a summer piping and drumming camp at the PennWest campus in Edinboro, PA. The camp will provide opportunities for individual and group instruction, as well as camp-wide activities suitable for all ages, and will feature a stellar lineup of piping and drumming instructors.

Roddy MacLeod, MBE (Scotland) 10-time winner of the Piobaireachd and 5-time Overall winner at the Glenfiddich Solo Piping Championship. As Pipe Major, he led the Scottish Power Pipe Band to 45 Grade 1 Championship prizes and was Principal of The National Piping Centre from 1996 -2020.

Bruce Gandy (Canada) was a member of the 78th Fraser Highlanders, the first non-Scottish band to win the World Pipe Band Championships (1987). Solo awards include the Canadian Gold Medal, Gold Medal at the Northern Meeting, Gold Medal at Oban, and Bratach Gorm. He is a 3-time winner of the MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn for Piobaireachd.

Andrew Carlisle (Northern Ireland/Pittsburgh) Director of Piping at Carnegie Mellon University, Andrew has won A Grade Strathspey & Reel at Oban, A Grade Piobaireachd & Overall at The Cowal Highland Gathering, US Gold Medals for both Light Music & Piobaireachd, and three All-Ireland titles at Senior level.

Jon Quigg (USA) - In 1989, Jon became Drum Sergeant of the CoW Pipe Band, helping them garner numerous North American contest wins, culminating in their winning performance at the 1999 World Pipe Band Championships. He has taken part in recording projects and drumming clinics around the globe.

Staff piping instructors Sean Patrick Regan and Richmond Johnston will join Balmoral’s distinguished guest instructors. Registration is open and will close June 16, 2023. For more information or to register, please visit:


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