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COLLEGE OF PIPING AND CELTIC PERFORMING ARTS OF CANADA, SUMMERSIDE

Country:

CANADA

State:

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

City:

SUMMERSIDE


Street Address:

619 Water Street East, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada C1N 4H8

Fax:

+1 902 436 4930


Program:

Undergraduate program

Details:

Bachelor of Arts. Three years. Music studies include performance on great highland bagpipe, pipe band drumming highland dance, step dance, fiddling. The degree is awarded by the University of Prince Edward Island.


Program:

Certificate program

Details:

Certificate in Highland Piping. Awarded with the concurrent conferral of a BA with a major in music with highland bagpipes as the major instrument.


Institution Notes:

The College, established in 1989, aims to promote and preserve Celtic culture and heritage. It offers instruction in highland bagpiping, Scottish style snare drumming, highland dancing and step dancing. The College of Piping's pipe band performs at a variety of festival and events. A Piping and Drumming Qualifications Board (incorporating the Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming, the College of Piping, the National Piping Centre, the Piobaireachd Society and the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association) has issued a piping and pipe band drumming examination syllabus. A regular summer school in Celtic performing arts is held. The College is affiliated with The College of Piping in Glasgow.


Last Updated:

June 2020