Category: events

BCPA Fall 2014 Events

Due to declining interest on behalf of Knockout competitors and spectators as well as an increased financial loss attributed to the event over the past several years, the BC Pipers’ Association has made the difficult decision not to host the Knockout contest this season. However, the BCPA understands the desire of many members to continue…

Pacific Northwest Highland Games – Important Competitor note

Willie McCallum to provide workshop and perform benefit recital at Skagit Highland Games

Eight-time Glenfiddich champion piper, Willie McCallum, is giving an instructional workshop on Friday, July 10th in Mount Vernon, as part of the 20th annual Skagit Valley Highland Games.  Space is limited for the workshop, which runs from 10:00am to 3:00pm on July 10th.  The cost is $60, and includes lunch.  Please contact Beth@Celticarts.org to register…

BCPA welcomes Phil Cunningham and the New Zealand Youth Pipe Band to BC

BCPA is pleased to welcome renowned Scottish folk musician Phil Cunningham and the New Zealand Youth Pipe Band to BC during the weeks of July 6 and 13. Phil Cunningham is producing a BBC documentary “Pipe Dreams” and will be filming at the Piping Hot Summer Drummer School at Silver Star Resort in Vernon during the week of…