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2021 Annual Gathering Awards Ceremony & Ceilidh

Registration is now underway for the 2021 BCPA Annual Gathering Awards Ceremony & Ceilidh, Saturday, April 17 starting at 6:30 pm (Pacific Time). The free, online Zoom event begins with BCPA Life Member Bill Elder announcing the winners from the Easter weekend annual gathering competition, followed by a ceilidh hosted by BCPA directors Mike Chisholm…

Adjudicators for the 88th BCPA Annual Gathering

Chris Armstrong is regularly featured in the prize lists on the solo competition piping scene with his most notable result being a Gold Medal win at the prestigious Northern Meeting Piping Competitions. He is now a senior judge for the Solo Piping Judges Association. Chris was appointed the Pipe Major of the Scottish Power Pipe…

BCPA President’s 88th Annual Gathering Message

I want to welcome all participants to the 88th BC Piper’s Association Annual Gathering.  It is great that we can still participate and grow the music we love to play. I wish all the competitors the best of luck and look forward to congratulating the winners at the awards ceremony on April 17, prior to…

The Piobaireachd Society Meeting

In lieu of this year’s Piobaireachd Society Conference, the first of the society’s online papers will be presented on Wednesday, March 31 at 8pm BST (GMT+1). The presenter will be long time society member John Shone, who will be speaking about ‘The Boys Brigade and its Contribution to Piping and Piobaireachd’. John’s talk will feature…