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

Thanks to our fabulous instructors, volunteers and attendees, Pipers’ Gathering 2015 was a smashing success!

The 2015 Gathering is now a cherished memory, but we aren’t going into hibernation!  Watch this space for announcements about video/audio recordings, and more “off season” piping fun.

Looking ahead to the 2016 Gathering?  We have tentatively scheduled it for August 19 – 21, 2016 at Wisdom House in Litchfield, CT.  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.

Many, many thanks to our spectacular 2015 instructors:


To purchase the album produced from the 2014  concert, go to:

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

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Julian Goodacre playing The Dorset Four Hand Reel taking advantage of playing the bagpipes with covered fingering.

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The Pipers' Gathering shared Guillaume Pley's video.

Guillaume Pley
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Jouer de la flûte avec une paille MacDo

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Edward BurkeWow! What's the name of that tune, "The Milkshake Reel"?

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Bywater: New Music in the Scottish and Irish Traditions
These folks from the Boston, MA area are working hard to put together an album - if you like what you hear, consider helping them out!
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An album of new, exuberant, finely-crafted tunes from Boston musicians Elias Alexander, Eamon Sefton, Kathleen Parks, Patrick Bowling.