police bagpipe bands

Pipes and Drums of the Chicago Police ... - CPD Pipe Band

When the band was formed in 1999, we chose the Earl of St. Andrews tartan for its shades of blue reminiscent of our Chicago Police uniforms. According to the Scottish Register of Tartans - it was designed specifically for the use of Prince …

Scottish Bagpipes & Drums | Minnesota Police Pipe Band

MN Police Pipe Band is a 501(c)3 non-profit Scottish bagpipe and drum band located in Minneapolis, MN. We are available for hire for weddings, funerals, and other private events. We provide lessons in the art of piping and drumming free to the community.

City of Albany Pipe Band – Albany, NY's Premier Pipe Band

Formed in 1984 and formerly known as the Albany Police Pipes and Drums, the City of Albany Pipe Band has a rich and storied history performing at hundreds of events throughout the Capital District. Originally founded by members of the Albany Police Department, today the band is made of civilians and competes in Grade V of the Eastern United ...

Why Are Bagpipes Played at Police and Firefighter Funerals?

 · Bagpipe bands are now standard for police and firefighters. On average, the bands have more than 60 uniformed playing members. They are traditionally known as Emerald Societies. The name comes from where the tradition started: Ireland, the Emerald Isle. Usually the bands wear traditional Scottish dress or the simpler Irish uniform.

Sherman Police Regional Pipe Band – The premier pipe …

The Sherman Police Regional Pipe Band is the premier pipe band in the Texoma area. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to performing traditional bagpipe music to honor our community and those that serve. We are a dynamic and growing band with both short term and long term goals. This is truly a community pipe band made up of people that ...

Band Websites – Eastern United States Pipe Band Association

 · Balmoral Pipes and Drums Band. Baton Rouge Pipes and Drums of the Caledonian Society. Bergen County Firefighters (NJ) Black Diamonds Pipe Band. Brian Boru Pipe Band. Buffalo Caledonian Pipe Band. Bunker Hill Pipe Band. Cameron Highlanders of Philadelphia (PA) Cape-Atlantic Police and Fire Irish Pipe Brigade.

The History of Piping for Fallen Heroes in the US ...

 · The Chiefs of fire and police departments were often instrumental in forming bagpipe bands. Large cities developed pipe bands representing the fire and police departments. Today many of the bands number more than 60 players. They wear either Scottish plaid kilts or Irish single color kilts and a tunic.

About | Philadelphia Police & Fire Pipes and Drums

About | Philadelphia Police & Fire Pipes and Drums. In 1996, a group of men and women from the Philadelphia Police and Fire Departments came together to form a Highland Bagpipe and Drum Band. Until that time, there had never been a pipe …

LAPES Pipes and Drums

The Band does not accept any payment for its services. However, we will accept donations. These donations are solely used for the operational costs for the Band. The Los Angeles Police Emerald Society Pipes and Drums is a tax exempt …

New Mexico Fire and Police Pipes and Drums, New Mexico ...

The donations that we receive go a long way, donations help the band with cost of equipment as well as fund travel to services around the State. The New Mexico Fire and Police Pipes and Drums conducts many services for Police Fire and Military service man and women at no cost.

Home | Edmonton Police Service Pipes & Drums

Edmonton Police Service. The Pipes and Drums of the Edmonton Police Service are proud representatives of the City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They have a storied past dating back to 1914. The band provides music and goodwill to the citizens of Edmonton, surrounding communities and beyond. The band has travelled extensively throughout Western ...

Home | Philadelphia Police & Fire Pipes and Drums

The Philadelphia Police and Fire Pipes and Drums is a ceremonial bagpipe and drum band with the primary mission of servicing the Philadelphia Police and Fire departments. We are also proud to serve our community and provide social …

HOME - Vancouver Police Pipe Band

 · ABOUT. The Vancouver Police Pipe Band has spent the last 100 years entertaining people around the globe, while at the same time acting as ambassadors for their country, province and city. As the world's oldest, continuous serving police pipe band and official band of the City of Vancouver, with a regional population in excess of 2.5 million ...

HISTORY - Vancouver Police Pipe Band

Vancouver Police Pipe Band. The Vancouver Police Pipe Band is the oldest non-military pipe band in British Columbia and ranks amongst the most senior police pipe bands in the world. Contact us to find out more about how you can support, join or …

Pipe and Drum Band - Irish American Police Officers ...

 · Pipe and Drum Band. Hiring A Band. The I.A.P.O.A. Pipes and Drums can be hired for parades, corporate events, weddings, funerals, etc. We have available a solo piper, mini band or full band. If you would like to speak to a band representative contact Mike Germano at email: [email protected]

NJSP Pipe Band

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the art and culture of bagpipe bands and to promoting the image of the New Jersey State Police. As a police pipe band, our primary mission is to perform at line of duty funerals for our fallen comrades. In these ceremonies, we honor their memory, comfort the family they have left behind ...

Home | WAPOL Pipe Band

The WA Police Pipe Band serves the WA Police Force and Community of Western Australia, performing at numerous police and community events.

List of Bands within the WUSPBA – The Western United ...

 · How to Join – All Memberships. Edit Band or Solo Profile. List of Bands within the WUSPBA. Band Roster Login. Band Transfer Release Form. Competition. Contest Calendar of Events. Office of Strategic Planning for Games Organizers (OSPGO) Contest Manual.

Hudson Valley Regional Police Pipes and Drums

The Police Emerald Society of the Hudson Valley is a fraternal organization comprised of Police and Peace Officers as well as community members from throughout the Hudson Valley region. Join the PESHV Today. O'Neills is currently offering Hudson Valley Regional Police Pipes and Drums Band apparel. Purchase HVRPPD Apparel.

Why Are Bagpipes Played at Police and Firefighter Funerals?

 · The bagpipes were popularized by Scottish Highland regiments, which played the instrument during military ceremonies, funerals, and memorials. Today, pipe bands—which are made up of bagpipe players and drummers—often play during parades and national holidays. Bagpipes are also played in Italy, Hungary, Turkey, and other parts of the world.

Instruction – Police Pipes & Drums of Plattsburgh

As students progress on the practice chanter, they will receive information about bagpipes, accessories and other equipment. Selection and purchase of a bagpipe is a personal choice. Band members will advise during this process. Drummers. This band has three types of drums: snare, tenor and bass. Drums, sticks and mallets are provided by the band.

History - Massachusetts State Police Pipes and Drums

 · Unlike most police and fire bands, The Massachusetts State Police Pipes and Drums restricted membership in the band to active and retired members of the Massachusetts State Police. On March 26, 1997, after conferring with the …