Welcome to The Pipers’ Gathering, North America’s most comprehensive alternative bagpipe event!

2015 Registration is Open!  Still time to reserve your spot.  A few private lesson slots are available!

The 2015 Gathering will take place from August 21–23, 2015 at Wisdom House in Litchfield, CT. Registration is open!!  This annual event welcomes newcomers and advanced players alike, with both traditional bellows-blown pipes and instruments a little “outside the box”. Complementary instruments are also featured, because really the point is to play well with others. World-class instructors, lots of hours of instruction/workshops and a relaxed setting makes this a weekend not to be missed.

Instructors for the 2015 Gathering include:

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The Pipers’ Gathering workshops are richly informative, inclusive and cover a wide range of interests. Classes and instructors this year have shifted to target and emphasize themes such as; improving your skills as a player, the nuances of playing with other instruments in various settings, theory, and instrument specific technique.

We will be gathering and posting instructor’s tune preferences in advance to maximize instruction time for technique, skill building, history, theory and application with these world class players.

There will be ample opportunity to learn and pick up new tunes throughout the weekend as well.

Please keep your eye on the website as specific workshop and instruction themes are posted.


To purchase the album produced from last year’s great concert series, go to:

On iTunes
On Google Play

Or find the “Pipers Gathering 2014″ album sold also at these stores:


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Christophe BouchaudSuperb !!!

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2015 Instructor Callum Armstrong says: " I have a passion for teaching and can help develop your interests in Smallpipes, Border and Lowland pipes. I can provide a fresh outlook on piping."

Marvel at his skill with the double-chanter, but know that his group and private lessons will work for you if you play something more conventional!
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Callum Armstrong playing his own composition Angie's Jig. Callum is playing a set of Scottish smallpipes with a double chanter made by Julian Goodacre. He is...

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Bonnie JeanI was just talking about you, today. Warren had his T-shirt from 2001 on.

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The Pipers' GatheringSee Callum in person at The Pipers' Gathering in CT in August. He lives in England, and does offer Skype lessons.

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Ray Sloan shows off new components on his pipes - that chanter stop key is particularly interesting! ... See MoreSee Less

New set of Lowland Pipes in 'A' with a Baritone Drone, drone end stops, major drone stop key and newly designed chanter stop key for Lowland Pipes and Smallp...