Category: Around The World

News of BCPA members and bands from out of area competitions and events

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…

Jack Lee wins 2020 Glenfiddich Championship Piobaireachd, 2nd Overall

BCPA Life Member Jack Lee captured the Piobaireachd event at the 2020 Glenfiddich Championship and placed 2nd overall on October 30 at Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, Scotland. Stuart Liddell captured the Overall Championship and Willie McCallum won the March, Strathspey & Reel event. Implementing a strict COVID-19 Safety Plan, the event was conducted on…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1960

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the initial release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters, from 1960. Interesting news of that year included: The inaugural issue in April 1960 Pipe Major Neil Sutherland of Winnipeg judged the Annual Gathering, and the MacMillan Bloedel Powell River Pipe Band captured the band award and many of…

White Spot Pipe Band Demonstrates Safe Band Practice Performance under BC Provincial Health Officer Guidelines

White Spot Pipe Band Demonstrates Safe Band Practice Performance under BC Provincial Health Officer Guidelines Submitted by: Kyla MacNeil, White Spot Pipe Band Manager and BCPA Education subcommittee Leader Alisa Corscadden, Parent of White Spot Player and BCPA Education subcommittee Vice-Leader We are living in a strange, unprecedented time, in both our everyday lives and…