SOUND ADVICE Summer School

July 2, 2017
University of Regina, Canada

The Sask Pipe Band Association presents its annual summer school of piping and drumming. Guest instructors this year include:

Callum Beaumont – winner of many major solo awards including the Gold Medals and The Clasp, winner of World Pipe Band Championships with two different bands (Shotts/SFU) and a piping instructor at the excellent Dollar Academy;

Stephen Creighton – L-D of the current World Champion drum corps St. Lawrence O’Toole Pipe Band, a former World Pipe Band Champion with SLOT, World Solo finalist for the last 25 years, and a drum educator with Premier Percussion.

Excellent facilities, rooming and food at the University of Regina campus, small class sizes and personalized instruction. Registration and more information at the web site!

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