Clan Donald Educational and Charitable Trust
McCallum Bagpipes

Announcing the 2016 Summer Sessions
The 2016 summer sessions add a new location in June in Indiana.
P/M Terry Tully and Dr. Jack Taylor will return for the 2016 Pittsburgh session.
Rob Mathieson and Nick Hudson join our 2016 piping staff.

Concerts - 8pm
June 30, Indianapolis
July 14, Pittsburgh, PA Click here for concert flyer
July 21 East Stroudsburg, PA


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Click here for the 2016 school brochure!

Immerse yourself for a week on one of four beautiful campuses 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.

Registration is open for the 2016 Sessions
Register Here

The 2016 Balmoral Classic is set for November 18-20 !!
US Junior Solo Bagpiping and Snare Drumming Championships
Toronto Police Pipe Band in concert - 8pm Nov. 19th
for more about the 10th Annual Balmoral Classic
2015 Balmoral Classic results: Overall Champions were piper Gavin Mackay of Kitchener, Ontario, and drummer MacKenzie Chamberlain of Sarnia, Ontario. To read more, go to Balmoral Classic 2015

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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.

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Class photo above - 2011 East Stroudsburg Session

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