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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 CVO, CBE, FRSE, FRSA, MA, CA - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

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Virginia Piping School

Virginia Piping School

Join a stellar line-up of teachers in 2017 as The National Piping Centre returns to Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA for its annual Summer school. With piping tuition some of the world's best instructors, this will be a school not to be missed!

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California Summer School of Piping

College of Piping California Summer School of Piping

Head to San Diego this Summer for a fantastic week of Tuition in an amazing beach side location with some top class tutors from 15th - 22nd June 2018.

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Bruggen Winter School - Germany

Bruggen Winter School - Germany

The Pipers Corner, Bruggen, is proud to present the Original Winter School in Bruggen, Germany. Join tutors from The National Piping Centre, and other top instructors for a week long school which includes lessons, concerts, recitals and more.

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Italian Piper's Association Spring School

Italian Piper's Association Spring School

Join a line up of great teachers from The National Piping Centre and from the Italian Piper's Association with this school set in the historic and beautiful region of Tuscany

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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 CVO, CBE, FRSE, FRSA, MA, CA - 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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