BCPA Assistant Editor

Duncan Johnstone Concert 2021

In March 2020, the annual Duncan Johnstone Memorial Piping Competition was one of the first piping events to be cancelled as the effects of the pandemic took hold. With the event postponed for a second year due to the continuing government restrictions, The National Piping Centre has created a new event to celebrate the life…

World Online Piping & Drumming Championships Spring 2021

A Competition for Pipers and Drummers All Across the Globe. Seattle, Wash., March 15, 2021. BagpipeLessons.com announces the return of their online piping and drumming competition, The World Online Piping & Drumming Championships, for Spring 2021. While most of the world’s bagpipe competitions and Scottish Highland Games are still either cancelled, postponed, or reduced in…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1985

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1985. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Angus Macpherson continues to write thought provoking Editorials and Peter Aumonier continues with many reports on…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1983

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1983. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Judging Seminar, discussion surrounding standardized judging sheets. The 51st Annual Gathering to be held at Vancouver…