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Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-09-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: The Highland Pipe and Scottish Society, London, 1840s

Though i'm certain any manuscripts which would exist from Donald Ruaidh would probably pertain more to music than anything else, it sure would be wonderful to hear if there were any memoirs -...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-27-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Durham NC Piping Instructors?

I would suggest TWO folks in Durham proper who have a good background in teaching and have taught many over the years who are now doing quite well:

Bruce Wright - in Durham....particularly good...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-23-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 466
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Poetland Maine Pipe Bands

Anyone have any info on early pipe bands in the Portland, Maine area? Early 20th century here...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-22-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Ladies Pipe Bands in the USA

A query here to see if anyone knows about any early ladies' pipe bands in the USA in the early 20th century? Anyone know of any, and possible founding dates? I have found a reference and pictures...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-16-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,617
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Pipe Band Vests/Waistcoats? Like Sandy St. James'?

With the passing of Sandy St. James, I am in in need of a supplier of low-cost vests for pipe band uniforms such as he supplied for years. Looking for a supplier who can provide 5-button vests...
Forum: Your Announcements 01-27-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 854
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
St. Andrews University - Scholarships - FREE APP!

Attention college/university bound pipers and drummers!

From Today through Monday, January 30 St. Andrews University is offering FREE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION! We are particularly looking for...
Forum: Your Announcements 04-21-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Great Opportunity for Young Drummer, St. Andrews University!

FOR HIGH SCHOOL AGED DRUMMERS or POTENTIAL COLLEGE TRANSFER STUDENTS:

ANYONE INTERESTED WOULD NEED TO ACT QUICKLY:

The St. Andrews University Pipe Band is the very recent recipient of a...
Forum: Your Announcements 11-19-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
University Scholarships for Pipers and Drummers

St. Andrews University - a 4-year university of the Liberal Arts and Sciences located in Laurinburg, North Carolina, is seeking applicants for our Pipe Band Scholarships for participation in the...
Forum: Your Announcements 07-29-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Scotland County H.G. Southern Branch EUSPBA Championship

I hope that you are finishing plans for the Fall competition season, and that many of you will be in attendance at the Scotland County Highland Games on October 3.
This year’s SCHG will feature...
Forum: Your Announcements 05-21-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 802
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Over-50 Solo Piping Circuit Competitions 2015

Southern Branch To Offer “OVER 50” Piping Circuit


In an effort to re-involve, or further involve, former and current "senior" pipers, the Southern Branch has received permission to create a...
Forum: Competition Results 05-17-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Fair Hill, MD

Anyone have the full results from Fair Hill, MD yesterday?
Forum: Your Announcements 05-07-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Unclaimed Scholarships

For anyone who may know of a university-bound or potential candidate for transfer who would be interested in a great piping or drumming and academic offering, St. Andrews University currently has two...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 04-28-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Pipe Major Wilkes?

Walter Wilkie? Had a student once who had gotten primary instruction from him. I think was once around the D.C. area then to Florida?
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Bagpipe Supplies - Pittsburgh Area

Alasdair Murray lives in Moon Township and I think is doing some business now....certainly making some good reeds, and dealing with some pipes too I believe.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Sandy St James Vests

Sandy's a great guy.....sometimes difficult to get hold of, but worth the wait....economical and quality is great!
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Pipers/bands in east Tennessee

One of the Knoxville band's players (a former student of mine) lives in Crossville....perhaps you could hook-up for pooling to a practice sometime to check them out. Very nice bunch of folks. I...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Tied in first Gannaway

Gotta wet it first.....just like a sheepskin. Otherwise it's just like trying to tie in a cardboard box! It can also be prone to tearing/ripping unlike other hides if it is worked with completely...
Forum: Your Announcements 11-18-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
University Piping and Drumming Scholarships

St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, North Carolina USA (www.sapc.edu) is again offering scholarship assistance to college/university bound High School Seniors who are pipers and drummers. The SAU...
Forum: Competition Results 10-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,435
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Stone Mtn Results..

Grade III St. Andrews University
Grade IV. City of Chattanooga
Grade V Grandfather Mountain Gr. 5
Forum: Your Announcements 09-28-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 620
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Matt McIsaac in Concert

Piper Matt McIsaac will be appearing in Concert as part of the Scotland County Highland Games in Laurinburg, North Carolina next weekend. The concert will take place on the Friday night before the...
Forum: Competition Results 09-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Charleston (SC) results

And the Grade III was a tie, broken by ensemble.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: P/M Jack Smith? - Ayrshire to North Carolina

Hello Heatherbelle....

Know this gent was from your area. Anything you may know would be helpful and of interest. I have confirmed that he was in 1st Batt. HLI, and was born 1912, not...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
P/M Jack Smith? - Ayrshire to North Carolina

I'm searching for any information on one of the early pipers of modern times in North Carolina - P/M Jack Smith.

Jack Smith emigrated from Ayrshire in 1912 - with several oral traditions saying...
Forum: Competition Results 04-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Any Dunedin FL Results?

Curious minds.....
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-07-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By S.A.P.C. P/M
Re: Abbott PC Reed questions

I'm very familiar with the Abbott reeds - Greg Abbott being a good friend - we teach together at the North American Academy of Piping in Valle Crucis, NC each summer. Two things - ONE, perhaps you...
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