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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
619 Water Street East, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada C1N 4H8
+1 902 436 4930
Bachelor of Arts. Three years. Major in highland piping with studies in performance on great highland bagpipe, snare drumming, kit drumming, fiddle. The degree is awarded by the University of Prince Edward Island.
Certificate in Highland Piping. Awarded with the concurrent conferral of a BA with a major in music with highland bagpipes as the major instrument.
The College, established in 1989, aims to promote and preserve Celtic culture and heritage. It offers instruction in highland bagpiping, fiddle, 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.