Balmoral Summer Piping & Drumming Camp

Date(s): July 14, 2024,
July 19, 2024

Location: PennWest-Edinboro University, 219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444,

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Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming will hold a week-long Summer Piping and Drumming Camp, July 14-19, at PennWest-Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA. In small classes and 1-on-1 tutoring sessions, as well as camp-wide activities, students will receive instruction in the Great Highland bagpipe and Scottish snare drum. Interested students may also study Scottish smallpipes, or tenor drum.

Guest instructors for Balmoral's Summer camps have all won major piping, or drumming awards and have incomparable records in the teaching and promotion of solo piping and/or pipe band music around the world. Teaching at PennWest-Edinboro will be:

Roddy MacLeod, MBE (Piping) 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.

Terry Tully (Piping) is one of the most influential composers of bagpipe music in Ireland. A former Pipe Major of St. Laurence O'Toole Pipe Band, under his leadership, SLOT was the first pipe band from the Republic of Ireland to win the Grade One World Championship.

Miles Bennington (Drumming) - Principal drumming instructor for the CMU Pipe Band, Bennington’s prizes include North American Champion, Canadian Champion, U.S. Champion, EUSPBA Champion, PPBSO Champion Supreme, and top ten at the World Pipe Band Championships.

Staff piping instructors Sean Patrick Regan and Richmond Johnston will join our world-class guest piping instructors at our Edinboro camp, and Balmoral Pipes & Drums drumming instructor, Ian McLeod, will teach drumming alongside Mr. Bennington.

Registration will close June 16, 2023. For more information or to register for the camp, please visit:


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