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    With many different ways you can learn, whatever your level, you can take your piping forward with our World Class instructors.

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

Virginia School

Welcome to the Virginia School of Piping 2017

Dates: TBC for 2017

Venue: TBC for 2017

We are just working to confirm our date for 2017, so please check back shortly. 

These are the details from 2016 to give you a flavour of the event: 

 

We have world-class instructors lined up for you, and we welcome all levels of player. 

So enrol today for this fantastic course.

Sponsors 

The 2016 Shenandoah Valley Festival of Piping and Drumming is kindly sponsored by R.G Hardie & Co. who have donated a set of PH01 Celtic bagpipes valued at £1000. They will be awarded to a deserving individual who has shown dedication and improvement during the week.

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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