Prairie Piping Invitational

May 19, 2017
Regina, SK, Canada

An invitational competition for professional pipers to kick off the Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival. Features six excellent pipers playing a selection of music. The audience gets to choose its favourite!

Requirements: players will entertain with an 8-10 minute selection of their own choice. The selection must include the ground of a piobaireachd, and one tune composed by a Canadian.

Doors open at 7pm, music starts at 7:30.

Draw for order of play at 7pm.

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