Month: September 2016

2016/17 BCPA Membership Application/Renewal and Mini-Gatherings Online Entry Open

BCPA new memberships and membership renewals for 2016/17 are now open here. You can use the online system or print out the PDF form and mail in. Also, the 2016/17 BCPA Mini-Gatherings online entry is now open here. For the Mini-Gatherings, only online entries are accepted. Please support the Association by renewing or taking out…

Piobaireachd Club begins their 2016/17 season on Friday October 21

The first Piobaireachd Club meeting of the 2016/17 season is on Friday, October 21 starting at 7:30 pm. It will be hosted by Ron Sutherland at his residence, 4169 Lions Avenue, North Vancouver, BC. Those who have not been before, it is in the highlands; which is fitting for piobaireachd. The feature piper will be…

Promotions for the 2016/17 season, Mini-Gatherings, Grand Aggregate Awards, and Membership Renewal

Promotions for the 2016/17 season have been announced and are available on the Promotions page. Congratulations to all competitors for your dedicated practice last season. The 2016/17 BCPA Mini-Gatherings will be on Saturdays November 5 and February 18 at Pitt River Middle School, Port Coquitlam, BC. The 2016 BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards ceremony will take…

Myles Wilcott appointed Pipe Major of the Greighlan Crossing Pipe Band

After a long and successful career, Pipe Major Graham Davidson of the Greighlan Crossing Pipe Band has retired, 14 years after founding the band. This past Labour Day weekend in Pleasanton, California, Graham passed the band to the newly appointed Pipe Major Myles Wilcott. Myles began piping as a child in Pine Falls, Manitoba originally…