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Reminder BCPA Online Performance Assessments Registration for May Closes May 29

We are fast approaching the first registration closing date of May 29, 2020 for the BCPA Online Performance Assessments for May. Full details can be found at the BCPA Online Performance Assessments Registration Now Open here. BCPA would like to clarify some of the points in the BCPA Online Performance Assessments Information Guide, the updated…

“The Roots of Scottish Folk Music” with Dr. Gary West Fundraiser

BCPA is bringing this Celtic Arts Foundation fundraising event to your attention. “Join us for a fascinating presentation on the history of Scottish folk music, told in Dr. Gary West’s signature blend of music and lecture! As our members know, the third weekend of May marks our annual Scotch-tasting Gala, the only major fundraising event…

Tartantown Ltd

Fourth in our company profile series is Tartantown Ltd Tartantown Ltd was originally started as a convenient location for highland dancers to buy their dance shoes made in Scotland. In 1979 a piping component was added to the store and Terry Lee (who had previously been a part time employee) joined the company on a…

GANAAN Highland Manufacturing Ltd

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Third in our company profiles series is GANAAN Highland Manufacturing Ltd GANAAN Highland Manufacturing Ltd was founded in 2017 by Garth Newlands along with his son Austin. Garth began his piping career at the age of 27 after the passing of his brother Colin Newlands in 1996 who was a well known solo piper and…