Clubs & Societies
|The Northwest's premier non-profit organization devoted
to preserving and promoting the unique Irish uilleann bagpipes. They
publish a great quarterly newsletter (Iris na bPiobairi) filled with
informative articles on pipes and piping, sponsor regular meeting and
special events, and have a range of educational materials available.
For membership details contact:
Irish Pipers' Club
|The Lowland and Border Pipers’ Society is the only
organization dedicated to furthering the playing & development
of Scottish cauld wind pipes and piping (i.e. Scottish smallpipes,
Border or Lowland pipes and Pastoral pipes)
We hold four main events each year including a Burns Supper, Collogue (conference, Informal Competition and residential teaching weekend. We actively encourage the teaching process through Adult Learning Project classes and endorsement of other summer schools such as Ceolas, and the Society has hosted major concerts, featuring pipers from different piping traditions recorded for two CDs by Greentrax Recordings.
Most importantly for North American members, we publish a twice-yearly magazine "Common Stock" which contains articles, research, reviews, pipemakers’ practical hints and tips long with readers’ letters and experiences to help you keep in touch. T shirts, stickers, CDs and Tutor books are available.
Membership is £14.00 payable by Visa or Master card. Application forms are on the website.
|The Society offers members:
Jim Richmond, Secretary
|Contact Ian Lawther for information.|
|The Bagpipe Society is for people who are interested
in all the world's bagpipes. It issues a quarterly magazine containing
articles on a wide variety of piping topics, an events calendar, music,
and instruments for sale. The Society supports and promotes events
that encourage piping of all kinds. Also issued are guides to instrument
makers, a membership list and a discography. Membership forms and information
are available on-line or through
The Bagpipe Society
North American memberships may be registered, in US $ through:
The Pipers' Gathering, Inc. - <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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