In concert, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas at the Balmoral Classic

Concert: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

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In concert, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Scottish fiddle & cello music of unrivaled beauty, eloquence & passion. The Balmoral Classic Concert features master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser & vibrant young cellist Natalie Haas, plus bagpipers, drummers & dancers! The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling,” and brilliant Californian […]

Bagpiping competition, Drumming competition, The Balmoral Classic 2017

Balmoral Classic Competition

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ANNOUNCING THE 2017 BALMORAL CLASSIC COMPETITION! The Balmoral School’s Championships for Young Pipers and Drummers On November 18, 2017, the 11th annual Balmoral Classic, the US Junior Solo Bagpiping and Solo Snare Drumming Championships, will take place in in Pittsburgh, PA. The competition, for entrants 21 years of age or younger, is part of a weekend-long celebration of Highland […]

George Balderose, Director of the Balmoral School, teaches bagpipe music at Summer Strings.

Bagpipe Music at Summer Strings

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From June 19-23, 2017, Balmoral School Director George Balderose taught over 60 young musicians in attendance at the 2017 Carnegie Mellon University Summer Strings Program, an annual event for 10-16 year old students of the violin, viola, cello, and bass. The students received instruction on the history and fundamentals of Scottish bagpipe music and the playing […]

Pipers Invade East Stroudsburg

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It’s time for Balmoral’s Summer Music Program at ESU. From July 16-21, 2017, at East Stroudsburg University, the Balmoral School will run an intensive summer program for pipers and drummers of all ages. Both beginners and accomplished musicians will immerse themselves in a week of music with some of the best pipers and pipe band […]