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.

The 2016 Balmoral Classic results are in !!

Overall Champions were piper Kolya Sier of Gilman, Illinois,
and drummer Blair Beaton of Scotia, New York.

click for the review/results of the Balmoral Classic and programme

2017 Summer Sessions
Indianapolis - June 25-30; Pittsburgh, PA - July 9-14; East Stroudsburg, PA - July 16-21

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.

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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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