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Looking Back.

June 8th marks our 14 year anniversary as an organization; we’ve come so far since our initial meeting and our first year together. Over...

Why Balmoral?

Why do public safety pipe bands play the tune Balmoral to honor their fallen comrades? In asking this question it is important to...

Because. Mom.

This weekend we will be celebrating Mother’s Day. It’s a time we all take a moment to think about all the things our Mothers do for us in...

(re) begin

From LifeHack.org (by CATHERINE ALFORD) — We all know Henry Ford best for founding the world-renowned Ford Motor Company and transforming...

A gift of Grace.

The sound of the bagpipes have always provided dignity and solemnity during times of mourning. Now more than ever, the sorrow of...

Amazed by Grace.

Listening to pipe bands across social media playing Amazing Grace during the COVID crisis should cause us all to stop, listen and look...

Play "as if".

Andrew Hoinacki of ar2|drumming is the finest example of how a instructor should operate. His instruction was instrumental keeping Wake &...

The toughest part.

On Friday, 11 September 2015 members of Wake and District had the great honor to joyfully fill the air with the sounds of the bagpipes...

Memorization.

Sharing from our Senior Pipe Major, Ken McKeveny: Did a bit of research on how to memorize tunes and scrubbed out some things that...

Never forgotten.

On Monday, February 3, 2020 -- the sound of the bagpipes filled the air at the Raleigh Police Memorial in honor of a Raleigh Police...

Haters.

“Haters don’t really hate you. In fact, they hate themselves because you’re a reflection of what they wish to be.” – unknown Haters,...