Clan Donald Educational and Charitable Trust
McCallum Bagpipes

Greetings from Balmoral School
...founded in Pittsburgh with a mission to promote the appreciation of bagpipe music in the USA by providing world class instruction, cultivating excellence in youth, presenting innovative musical events, and fostering tradition.
Learning music through the Balmoral School builds character, promotes heritage, and fully supports family values.

Please join us on the
Day of Giving on September 21 with your donation to help our students to continue to discover their voice through this ancient and timeless art, and help to raise the standard of piping and drumming in the USA. click here for the Day of Giving at Thank you!

We hope to see you at the Ligonier Highland Games on Sat. September 24
to enjoy the events and to cheer on Balmoral Pipes and Drums and solo competitors!

The 2016 Balmoral Classic is set for November 18-19 !!

US Junior Solo Bagpiping and Snare Drumming Championships
Toronto Police Pipe Band in concert - 8pm Nov. 19th

9th Annual 2015 Balmoral Classic results:
Overall Champions were piper Gavin Mackay of Kitchener, Ontario, and drummer MacKenzie Chamberlain of Sarnia, Ontario.
click for more about the Balmoral Classic

Click here to see what students say

Stay tuned for announcements about the 2017 Summer Sessions
Immerse yourself for a week on a four beautiful campus with some of the best pipers and pipe band drummers in the world. Receive intensive personal instruction in multiple small classes (5 students or less) at all levels, beginning to advanced, for individuals and pipe bands, on the Great Highland pipes, smallpipes, Scottish snare, tenor drum, and bass drum. Plus workshops, music sessions, presentations on choice piping and drumming topics, and friendships that can last a lifetime. Balmoral students have the option of taking the EUSPBA's PCP (Progressive Certification Program) course and examination for certification at various skill levels.

Become a supporter with your tax-deductible contribution. Thanks! Donate Now

Balmoral is a registered service mark of Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization established in 1979 and sponsor of The Balmoral Classic

Support for Balmoral School and The Balmoral Classic is made possible, in part, by grants from The Heinz Endowments,
, Sage Foundation, Clan Donald Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh Firefighters Memorial Pipe Band, and St. Andrew's Society of Pittsburgh. Additional support is provided by Hendersons Pipe and Drum Supplies , David Naill & Company, Ltd., MacLellan Bagpipes, McCallum Bagpipes, Pipers Cove, Pipers' Choice, Sandy St. James, Scott's Highland Services
, and many other businesses, organizations, and individuals.

Stay up-to-date: . Find us on Facebook f_logo...........Join Balmoral Schools mailing list

Class photo above - 2011 East Stroudsburg Session

Balmoral Classic logo
The Heinz Endowments
Henderson's Pipe & Drum Supply
David Naill & Company, Ltd.