Robert MacNeil

Room Change to MBC 3901 for BCPA Special General Meeting – February 2, 2019

Room MBC 3901 (also called “Pub Undergrounds”) in the Maggie Bentson Centre will now be where the BCPA Special General Meeting will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus, 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 The Maggie Bentson Centre is located directly across…

The Passing of Maureen Lee MacDonald

Maureen Lee MacDonald, co-owner of the Tartan Thistle Scottish supplies store and well-known piper for highland dancing competitions across western North America, unexpectedly passed away on January 24, 2019. Maureen, sister to Terry and Jack Lee and Moira (Lee) Angeltvedt, was a successful amateur piper and played with the City of Port Moody Pipe Band…

BCPA members capture top prizes at Winter Storm, January 18, 2019, Kansas City, MO

BCPA would like to congratulate the following BCPA members and member bands players for their competitive achievements at 2019 Winter Storm on January 18 in Kansas City, MO. Hugo Mackay – 1st North American Grade 3 Amateur Ceol Beag – 1st North American Grade 3 Amateur Piobaireachd Alastair Lee – 2nd North American Professional Ceol…

BCPA Annual Gathering proposed as a Silver Medal Qualifier by Competing Pipers Association

BCPA has been informed by the Competing Pipers Association (CPA) that the CPA Graded Piobaireachd event at the BC spring Annual Gathering has been included in the CPA’s proposed qualifying competitions for the Silver Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering and the Northern Meeting. The CPA’s proposed qualifying system will be presented to the Joint Committee…