The Piobaireachd Society
Patron HM The Queen

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Membership of the Piobaireachd Society is open to all with an interest in the classical music of the great Highland bagpipe, ceol mor, great music, or, as it is best known today, 'piobaireachd' pronounced, approximately, 'pee-per-ach'. Memberships are available for Individual £15 (one year) or ...

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THE ARCHIE KENNETH QUAICH COMPETITION The twenty-eighth annual amateur Piobaireachd competition for the Archie Kenneth Quaich will take place on Saturday, 29th February 2020, in the rooms of The Royal Scottish Pipers' Society, 127 Rose Street Lane South, Edinburgh, starting at 09.30 a.m.  ...

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The Piobaireachd Society Teachers List is published with the aim of facilitating the teaching of piobaireachd. How it works: Those struggling for a teacher email the Secretary and he puts the prospective pupil in touch with the prospective tutor. More here. The Piobaireachd Society Bursary aims ...

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The best books on piobaireachd are available from the Piobaireachd Society. Members' kilt pins and ties are also available via our online shop. Check out our very competitive prices, and pay by PayPal. Save the digital books (not hard copies), complete with all editorial notes, to your iPad or...

Set Tunes 2020

The Piobaireachd Society recommends the following for competitions in 2020: A. SENIOR COMPETITIONS The Unjust Incarceration* - PS 2Lament for Donald Ban MacCrimmon - PS 2, KPatrick Og MacCrimmon's Lament** - PS 3The Sound of the Waves against the Castle of Duntroon - PS 6, KNameless Cherede D...