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Virginia Military Institute opportunity for Pipe Band Director

Virginia Military Institute opportunity for Pipe Band Director

The Virginia Military Institute Music Department invites applications for a full-time Pipe Band Director and instructor beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will lead the VMI Pipes and Drums, an element of the VMI Regimental Band. Established in 1997, the VMI Pipes and Drums has grown to be the largest […]

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland launches composing project

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland launches composing project

Now in its second year of the programme, Emerging Composers: 20 Years Young is a fantastic paid opportunity to write for Scotland’s only concert pipe band. The NYPBS is calling for emerging composers aged 18-25 (or up to 30 if you identify as disabled) from both inside and out of the […]

US military boarding school seeking a bagpipe instructor

US military boarding school seeking a bagpipe instructor

Missouri Military Academy is looking for a Full Time Bagpipe Instructor. Duties will include teaching both middle and high school cadets to play the bagpipes, develop their musical literacy, aural awareness and interest in music making. Lessons are taught in small groups, from beginner to advanced and there is a […]

Kyle Warren launches crowdfunder

Kyle Warren launches crowdfunder

Kyle Warren has an exciting project this year to record an album with Greentrax, produce a music video for a single release and broadcast a live stream concert of the full album. The Crowdfunder page can be found here. As well as his busy solo projects, Kyle is playing with […]

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland applications open

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland applications open

The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland is a community bringing young people together in support of the pipe band tradition, whilst exploring new ideas and what is possible outside of pipe band competition in the concert setting. The National Youth Pipe Band provides unique development opportunities and experiences for […]

Scotland on Tour at The National Piping Centre

Scotland on Tour at The National Piping Centre

The National Piping Centre have announced three concerts coming up over the summer of 2022 as part of Scotland on Tour. Scotland on Tour will take place over the next 12 months, supporting the creation of hundreds of concerts and performances at much-loved arts centres, town halls and community venues […]

Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society competition entries now open

Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society competition entries now open

Entries are open for this year’s annual bellows piping competition organised by the Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society (LBPS), and they have also announced a Piobaireachd Masterclass weekend with Allan MacDonald. The competition takes place on Saturday, April 9 at the Burgh Halls in the historical West Lothian town of […]

Piping Live! 2022 – save the date

Piping Live! 2022 – save the date

The team behind Glasgow International Piping Festival – Piping Live! are delighted to announce that they will be returning to the streets of Glasgow from August 6 – 14, so get the date in your diary now!  Returning to the in-person format of 2019, there will be bands on Buchanan […]