Updated setting for piobaireachd Andrew MacNeill of Colonsay

James Barrie has provided an updated setting of his father’s piobaireachd “Andrew MacNeill of Colonsay”. It includes several corrections to the originally published setting. The updated setting is located here BCPA is pleased to provide distribution of this updated setting, which is also distributed through the Piobaireachd Society website.  

Complete Results and Recap of the 2015 Annual Gathering

The complete results of the 2015 Annual Gathering are now posted on the Results page here. They include the per event results, the aggregate/overall winners in the solo and band events, and details of the band results.. In addition, winners of the special event awards are included. This year, BCPA broadcast solo and band events for…

Live Streaming of the 2015 BCPA Annual Gathering

BCPA continues its tradition of live streaming its competitions with the Annual Gathering on Friday April 3 and Saturday April 4, 2015 from Clayton Heights Secondary School, 7003 188 St, Surrey, BC. On Friday, the Open Piping Piobaireachd and the Open Snare and Open Tenor Drumming events will be broadcast. On Saturday, the Open Piping March,…

Reid Maxwell to receive the BC Community Achievement Award

It has been announced by BC Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, that Reid Maxwell, Lead Drummer of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band and Director and Life Member of the BC Pipers’ Association, has been named as a recipient of the British Columbia Community Achievement Awards for…

83rd Annual Gathering is Fast Approaching!

Have you submitted your entry yet? The deadline is this Friday, March 13th.  All those interested in attending the Band contest as spectators or the Ceilidh are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance.  Contest entries may be submitted and tickets obtained at this link: http://bcp3a.cloverpad.org/event-1864910 Watch for the March 22nd live internet broadcast of the draws to…