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Solo Pipers for Hire from within the BCPA Area:

Mike Chisholm – BC
Graham Davidson – BC
Alison Dunsire (bd) Washington
Elizabeth Dunsire (bd) Washington
Tyrone Heade – Washington
Ken MacKenzie – BC
Joe McDonald – BC
Kevin McLean – BC

Competition Pipe Bands:

Name of Pipe BandLocationGradeTeach Beginners?
Simon Fraser University
Robert Malcolm Memorial IIBurnaby, BC
Greighlan CrossingMaple Ridge, BC3
Vancouver Island CaledoniaVictoria, BC
Northwest Junior Pipe BandEdmonds, WA
Keith HighlandersBellevue, WA3Yes
Portland Metro Pipe BandPortland, OR
KamloopsKamloops, BC4Yes
Clan GordonTacoma, WA
White SpotSurrey, BC4 & 5Yes Youth 8-18
Greater Victoria PoliceVictoria, BC4Yes Youth 9-16
Elliott BaySeattle, WA
Clan MacLeayPortland, OR
Pacific Gael YouthNanaimo, BC
Washington ScottishSeattle, WA
Kenmore & DistrictEvertt, WA
Portland Police Highland GuardPortland, OR
Cedar Hills CaledonianSurrey, BC4 & 5Yes, Ages 16+

Performance Pipe Bands:

Name of Pipe Band
CityTeaches Beginners
Greater Victoria Police
VictoriaYes, Ages 9 - 16
Kamloops Pipe Band Society
Kamloops
Shuswap Pipes 'n DrumsSalmon Arm
Yes
Kootenay Kiltie Pipe Band
Nelson
Yes
Mt. Arrowsmith
ParksvilleYes
Pacific Gael
NanaimoYes - Youth
Saanich Peninsula Pipe Band
Saanich Peninsula
Summerland Pipes and DrumsSummerlandYes
Vanisle Caledonia Pipe Band
Victoria
Vancouver Police

Vancouver
Campbell River Legion Pipe BandCampbell River
Yes, Ages 9+
Canadian Scottish Regiment P&D
Victoria
Castle Cary Pipe Band
VictoriaYes
Cedar Hills Caledonian
SurreyYes, Ages 16+
City of New Westminster
New Westminster
Clansman Pipe Band
Powell River
Yes
Cowichan Pipes and Drums
Duncan
Crescent BeachCrescent Beach
Comox Valley Pipe BandComox
BC Regiment Irish Pipes & DrumsVancouver
J.P. Fell Pipe BandNorth Vancouver
Yes, Adults & Children
Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band
Vernon
Kimberley Pipe Band
Kimberley
Yes
North Okanagan Pipes and Drums
Vernon
Yes
RCMP "E" Division Pipes & Drums
Vancouver
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
Vancouver
Black Tusk Caledonia
Squamish
Yes
Terrace Pipes & DrumsTerraceYes
Trail Pipe BandTrailYes
Quesnel Pipe Band

Quesnel
Sooke Pipe BandSooke
Yes
Delta PoliceDelta
Gibson / SecheltGibson
Grand Forks Pipes & Drums
Grand Forks
Kelowna Pipe Band Society
Kelowna
Mission Pipe BandMission
Pender Highlanders
Pender IslandYes, Age 14+
Williams Lake Pipe BandWilliams Lake
Port Coquitlam Legion
Port Coquitlam
West Coast Highlanders Pipe and Drum Band
Port AlberniYes
Prince George Pipe Band
Prince GeorgeYes
Harrison Highlanders Pipe BandHarrison Hot Springs
Qualicum Beach Pipe Band
Qualicum BeachYes, Age 6+
Revelstoke Highlanders
Revelstoke
South Fraser Pipes & Drums
Langley
Fort St. John Rotary Pipe Band
Fort St John
Saltspring Pipes & Drums
Saltspring Island

Businesses from within the BCPA Area:

Tartantown Bagpipes and Scottish Store – BC
Lee and Sons Bagpipes – BC
JWT Reeds – BC
Bagpipe Music Writer (BMW)- Robert MacNeil Music Works
Tartan Thistle – Washington
Island Bagpipe – BC
Gracenote Apparel – BC
GANAAN Highland Manufacturing Ltd – BC
McPhail Kilt Makers – BC

Piping and Drumming Clubs:

Washington Pipers’ Association
Oregon Pipers’ Society
Vancouver Island Pipers Club
Kelvern Celtic Society – BC

Schools of Piping & Drumming:

CAF Winter School  – Washington
Pacific Institute of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts – BC
Piping Hot Summer Drummer – BC

Other Organizations:

Scottish Cultural Centre – Vancouver, BC

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