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College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, Summerside
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Feel the rhythm and beat of Celtic culture along with the sound of bagpipes and drums at College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada. Since its establishment in 1990, the college has achieved world-class ratings at international championships; it's home to three competitive pipe bands. It is the only institution of its kind in North America, receiving students from across the world year-round. Visitors can experience live concerts throughout the year. Put College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada into our Summerside itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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As a piper, it has been on my personnal list to spend a week at the school since a long time. I have read /heard about the reputation of the school and their teachers. Now that my son is piping as wel... read more »
We thoroughly enjoyed the excellent musicians, dancers and singers who put on a high-energy show that included a great variety of music, dance and instrumentation. Professional and extraordinarily ent... read more »
Great little shop with a lot of nice items, helpful staff and a lot of history on Scottish piping, etc.
I am a snare drummer at the college, and the experience is really one of a kind. I now have two jobs now because of my commitment. They are both at the college. The college is currently teaming up with the National Piping Center in Glasgow, Scotland. This is also the only place that teaches bag piping, Scottish snare drumming, highland dancing and step dancing year round in north America. It is also a unique facility because in 2004, Doug and Debbie Hall really liked what the college had to offer. They didn't want to just donate twenty dollars, so they paid for all lessons for people under 18 who want to take snare or bagpipe lessons.
Watched 2 great performances: 1 by the expert bag piper and drum player, and the other by the champion Highland dancer.
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