Month: August 2017

August 29, 1970 – Vancouver Kiwanis Boys Pipe Band wins the Juvenile grade Cowal Championship

Forward by BCPA President Rob MacNeil The 1970 Scotland trip by the Vancouver Kiwanis Boys Pipe Band was a remarkable competitive achievement and a catalytic event that sparked the rapid rise of BC pipe bands on the international competitive stage. The pioneering vision and drive of piping instructor and BCPA Life Member Malcolm Nicholson to take…

Final 2017 BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards Standings and Award Winners Pictures

The Final 2017 BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards standings are now posted on the Results page. http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/2017-BCPA-Grand-Aggregate-Standings.pdf Pictures of the award winners, taken at the conclusion of the Pacific Northwest Highland Games, are in the the BCPA Photo Gallery http://www.bcpipers.org/photo-albums/ Congratulations to all award winners and to all players and bands who supported the highland games…

Complete Results of the 2017 Pacific Northwest Highland Games

The complete results of the 2017 Pacific Northwest Highland Games are now posted on the Results page. They include the per event results, the aggregate/overall winners in the solo and band events, and details of the band results. http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/2017-Pacific-Northwest-Highland-Games-Results-consolidated.pdf http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/2017-Pacific-Northwest-Highland-Games-Pipe-Band-Master-Tally-Sheets-final.pdf Photos from the Pacific Northwest Highland Games are in the BCPA Photo Gallery http://www.bcpipers.org/photo-albums/ The…

Celtic Arts Foundation welcomes Fred Morrison – Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1

Fred Morris

The Celtic Arts Foundation is pleased to present the 7th Annual Autumn Smallpipes Workshop from Friday, September 29th – Sunday, October 1st.  Instructors include Gold Medalist Fred Morrison, and well-known Vermont, USA Smallpiper, Iain MacHarg.  Mostly geared for intermediate and advanced players, workshop time will be split between Reelpipe, Smallpipe and whistle instructions.  Music sessions…