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145 Basic School.

During the ceremony, Col. McNeil conducted a moment of silence in memory of those who have lost their life as a result of the storm. He...

No.

One of my biggest weaknesses in this life is being able to say “no” when someone needs me.  I struggle when I see any situation where I...

Brotherhood.

This is a great article written by Samson J. De Sessa and posted to the Fire Engineering website on 01/03/2013. Readers of the following...

Joy.

"In all of living, have much of fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured."  –Gordon B. Hinckley What an important...

From now on.

When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over.  There’s a big difference between...

Matter more.

How do we stack up? It’s a question we seem to constantly ask ourselves. Our brains, hands and hearts want to know how we are measuring...

Stand taller.

“Always look at other musicians as inspiration.  Never as competition.”    — These words got us to thinking… We all do it or have done it...

Time.

“Your time is your investment. What are you investing your time into?  Are you spending your time on something that will pay off in the...

We are.

We are Wake and District. Raleigh's pipe band. Preserving tradition. Music, mission, membership, these tenets form our foundation - our...

Press on.

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent....

United.

We wouldn’t even think about trying to compete with a fireworks display, especially on the Fourth of July. So instead – we will reflect...

We. Are.

“WE ARE”…two of the most powerful words, for what you put after them shapes your band. We don’t often enough think about the words we...

Pipe band life.

All in all I am so grateful for the lessons I was able to learn growing up playing in a pipe band. I had no idea it would prepare me as...

Tenacious.

The pitter-patter of the pipes and drums were abundant this weekend in Chicago (as was the enveloping heat of the day).  This...

Our Mark.

In 2011 the band worked with a local Raleigh designer, Joel Perrego of VAST DESIGN on branding the band.  We told Joel and his team we...

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