Balmoral Summer Schools

Come to Balmoral's summer bagpiping & drumming schools and immerse yourself for a week, on one of several beautiful campuses, with some of the best pipers and pipe band drummers in the world. Receive intensive personal instruction in multiple small classes (5 students or less) at all levels, beginning to advanced, for individuals and pipe bands, on the Great Highland pipes, smallpipes, Scottish snare, tenor drum, and bass drum. Workshops, music sessions, presentations on of choice piping and drumming topics, while making friendships that can last a lifetime. 

Free instructors concerts are held on Thursday evenings.

Balmoral Pipers March in Pittsburgh

Indianapolis Session

Summer Session in Indianapolis, IN
June 24-June 29
Instructors for this session are:

  • Jimmy Bell
  • Duncan Bell
  • Richmond Johnston
  • Gordon Bell (Drumming)

Concert, June 27, 8pm – Free to the public!
Cravens Hall Lounge
University of Indianapolis

Pittsburgh Session

Summer Session in Pittsburgh, PA
July 8-13, 2018
Instructors for this session are:

  • Pipe Major Terry Tully
  • Pipe Major Robert Mathieson
  • George Balderose
  • Richmond Johnston
  • Gordon Bell (Drumming)

Free Concert, on July 12, 8pm
Rauh Theater, Hillman Center,
Shady Side Academy

East Stroudsburg Session 1

Summer Session in East Stroudsburg, PA
Session 1: July 15-20, 2018
Instructors for this session are:

  • Pipe Major Robert Mathieson
  • Jimmy Bell
  • George Balderose
  • Richmond Johnston
  • Gordon Bell (Drumming)

Concert on July 19, 8pm – Free to the public!
East Stroudsburg University

East Stroudsburg Session 2

Summer Session in East Stroudsburg, PA
Session 2: July 22-27, 2018
Instructors for this session are:

  • Jimmy Bell
  • Colin Bell
  • George Balderose
  • Richmond Johnston
  • Gordon Bell (Drumming)

Concert on July 26, 8pm – Free to the public!
East Stroudsburg University

REGISTER FOR A DISCOUNTED SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION BY MAY 15!