Aaron Stone wins 2013 George Sherriff Memorial Amateur Competition

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Aaron Stone of Sedro-Woolley, Washington won the overall title at the 2013 George Sherriff Amateur Invitational Memorial Solo Piping Competition, held at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in downtown Hamilton, Ontario on November 17, 2013. Aaron won the Piobaireachd contest with The Park Piobaireachd #2, as well as the March, Strathspey & Reel contest with “The Duke…

BCPA TV begins Season 4 with live streaming of the November 9 Piping Knockout and Grand Aggregate Awards ceremony

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The BC Pipers’ Association is proud to begin Season 4 of “BCPA TV”.   Apologies for the late posting. Since February 2011 when BCPA became the pioneer in live Internet streaming of solo piping and drumming competitions, the global piping and drumming community has taken up the mantle, with the 2012 and 2013 Glenfiddich Piping Championships live…

Piobaireachd Club Meeting Report – October 4th, 2013

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PIOBAIREACHD CLUB Meeting Report Friday, October 4th, 2013 Ron and Eileen Sutherland graciously hosted the first club meeting of the new bag piping season. Jack Lee was the featured piper for the evening. Jack was congratulated on his recent win of the senior piobaireachd in Oban, and also on receiving an honorary degree from Simon…

Friday Piobaireachd Club Featuring Jack Lee

A reminder of the Piobaireachd Club meeting this Friday October 4th at the home of Ron and Eileen Sutherland. Jack Lee will be a featured piper for the evening playing Lady MacDonald’s Lament.  Jack recently won the Senior Piobaireachd at the Argyllshire Gathering in Oban playing this piece.  Jack has also been invited to compete at the annual Glenfiddich…

Important dates for the upcoming season

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Upcoming BCPA Events Annual General Meeting: Saturday November 9, 2013, 1:00 pm Scottish Cultural Centre Vancouver, BC Note: The AGM is starting one hour earlier than last year to allow time for presentations to the membership and members discussion on an important topic. Details to be announced soon.   Mini-Gatherings: Saturday November 16, 2013,  12…

Keith Highlanders Annual Concert at Kirkland Performance Center

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The Keith Highlanders Pipe Band returns to the Kirkland Performance Center, celebrating their 14th year at KPC!  Road to Scotland Enjoy the best of traditional Scottish piping, drumming, fiddling and Highland dancing from the most successful pipe band in the Puget Sound area. A complete sellout at last year’s three concert so be sure to…

BCPA Pipers Bevan, Lee and Troy sweep Piobaireachd events at Oban

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Congratulations to Alan Bevan, winner of the Gold Medal, Jack Lee for winning the Senior and James P. Troy for winning the Silver Medal at Oban. Wednesday August 21st was a historic day for British Columbia piping. This is the only time all three Piobaireachd events at Oban have been won by pipers from a region outside Scotland.…

Final Grand Aggregate Standings and PNWHG Results posted

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The final Grand Aggregate results of the 2012/2013 season are now posted on the BCPA Results Page, as well as the results from the 2013 Pacific Northwest Highland Games. Congratulations to all of the competitors and Highland Games, volunteers and BCPA volunteers on a very successful competition season!

Pacific Northwest Highland Games to offer Drum Major Championships

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With the help of Simon Fraser University Pipe Band World Champion Drum Major Jason Paguio, the Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association has reintroduced and revived Drum Major Competitions at this year’s Pacific Northwest Highland Games. Sign up for the Sunday competition using the drummers registration here>> and visit the free workshop on Saturday.