Bloomington Pipers’ Society – An Update

It has been a little over a year since this website has touched on the Bloomington Pipers’ Society, and I think it is a good time to talk a bit about the organization’s activities and achievements which has occurred in that time.

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Changes for Students

As with anything in life, piping is about constant development and change. Even those not seeking to become the best of the best find themselves expanding their piping knowledge. Ultimately, it is this fact of life which brings about changes such as these four new initiatives within my teaching program.

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2017 Contest Season Begins!

This weekend, the summer contest season starts here in the Midwest Pipe Band Association with the Alma Highland Games.

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February Bloomington Pipers Society Events!

February 21st is the next meeting of the Bloomington Pipers Society!

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St Patrick’s Day Events

We are within a week of St. Patrick’s Day, and I have lined up several events I will be playing at in and around Bloomington. The first of these events will be this Saturday, in Nashville, Indiana for the Big Woods Brewing Company’s St. Patricks Day party. I will be playing at this event sometime…

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Champion Supreme!

This past weekend, I traveled to the Midwest Pipe Band Association Annual General Meeting with several bandmates. There, I was awarded the Grade III Light Music Champion Supreme trophy, and was also officially upgraded to Grade II Light Music and Grade II Piobaireachd for the 2015 competition season. I have moved up! At the same…

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Southern Indiana Pipes & Drums

This week we will be taking a look at the first pipe band I played with in Indiana. The Southern Indiana Pipes & Drums is a large performance band based out of Columbus, Indiana, but has branches in Bloomington, Seymour, and Greencastle, and a few scattered players from other towns in the southern Indiana region.…

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