Raleigh; you should move here.
Money has ranked Raleigh No. 4 in their annual list of 50 Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2023. The annual ranking looks at economic opportunities, quality of life, diversity and "where the best futures lie." Where does your pipe band future lie?
The following is a list of additional recognitions Raleigh has received in 2022. Seriously, you should move here and join our band...
Raleigh is the 5th Best City as a Gen Z Hotspot - Commercial Cafe, August
The Raleigh metro is the 8th most attractive MSA for millennialsacross the U.S. - Triangle Business Journal, July
Raleigh one of Top 15 Best-Run Cities in America - WalletHub, June
Raleigh in Top 10 Best Cities for Senior Citizens - Age in Place, April, July
Raleigh among Top 3 Hottest Job Markets in America according to Wall Street Journal and Moody's Analysis - Triangle Business Journal
Raleigh ranked #1 as Best City for Working Women - ApartmentList, March
Raleigh in Top 10 for Home Appreciation among Nation's Largest Cities - Triangle Business Journal, February
In ranking all State Capitals, Raleigh ranked:
#6 for Quality of Education and Health - WalletHub, January
You can also find more about what makes Raleigh such a great place to live, work and especially play, in the Local's Guide curated by the City and Visit Raleigh.
About our band:
We are Raleigh's Bagpipe and Drum Band!
We presently have 70+ members who come from all walks of life, bringing an indeterminate amount of experience with them.
Our members are police officers, lawyers, engineers, students, machinists, Doctors to name but a few and all are tremendous individuals who share the common goal of being a successful and competitive pipe band.
The band continues to exist thanks to the ongoing support of the public safety professionals throughout the Raleigh region; we are proud of our long history with them.
Each year the band participates in a number of events on behalf of the Public Safety Services. These events include recruit graduation ceremonies, awards and promotion ceremonies and community events. These kinds of events pay tribute to public safety professionals who have given their lives in service to others.
Wake and District is on the move – we field 3 competition groups; Grades 5, 4, and 3. We are always seeking musicians who can contribute at these levels and who are prepared to make a commitment to the band on and off the field. If you are interested in becoming a part of our program — tell us, ask us questions. Music is currently available upon request. If you wish to become a part of our group – do not hesitate to contact us.
Local and long distance players of all levels welcome…