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  • G1 Reeds – because we expect excellence

    G1 Reeds – because we expect excellence

    The Wake and District G3 pipers have continued success on and off the field using G1 Platinum chanter reeds. From Kirkcaldy to Raleigh – “…once...

  • Grace does the fighting for us.

    Grace does the fighting for us.

    On 22 February 2017, members of Wake and District played “This is your Fight Song”  alongside The Piano Guys.  Steven Sharp Nelson of the Piano...

  • let Grace do the fighting for us…

    let Grace do the fighting for us…

    This past week members of Wake and District were lucky to play alongside The Piano Guys at performances in Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina.  The tune we played...

  • For Our Fallen (EP) #TBT

    For Our Fallen (EP) #TBT

    Since the formation of the band in 2006, members had discussed recording a compilation of tunes which represent our mission.   In 2011, the band —...

  • Campbell University Highland Games

    Campbell University Highland Games

    The skirl of the pipes and war beat of the drums filled the air this afternoon at Campbell University.  Wake and District is grateful for...

  • being in a pipe band is weird…

    being in a pipe band is weird…

    Being in a pipe band is weird. Those of us playing the bagpipes have elected to play, arguably, the world’s most cantankerous instrument. It is...

  • change direction…

    change direction…

    Life is all about turning points. Some people don’t embrace them, because they fear change – but over more than 30 years in pipe band life,...

  • pressure makes us better…

    pressure makes us better…

    Pressure is often viewed as a negative force in our lives. Understandably so. Undue pressure can be an enormous cause of stress and turmoil. But...

  • This is Pipe Band Life

    This is Pipe Band Life

    People think I’m driven.  Hopefully they look at me and they see hard work and determination. But, if they’d looked closer, they’d see something more. Every...

  • serendipity to some degree…

    serendipity to some degree…

    “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect...

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