Ulster Scottish Pipe Band is a 501C3 Non-Profit Organization
Guest Instructors Announced for Pocono Workshop!
Our 2nd annual Pocono Workshop will be November 21-22. Kick-off your off-season with great instruction and lots of fun at a beautiful resort in nearby Pocono Manor, PA. Our exciting guest instructors this year include Derek Midgley, Steven McWhirter and Christina Hanks! All are highly accomplished solo competitors and members of Grade One bands. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from these international competitors so close to home! Click here for more workshop information. Click here for registration information.
Capital District Scottish Games
Ulster Scottish competed at the Capital District games in Schenectady, NY September 5. The band placed 2nd. The following soloists earned placings:
Derek Cooper – 1st place Pro Snare MSR & H/J
Jensen McConnell – 1st place Amateur Tenor
Brendan O’Reilly – 4th place Gr3 Snare
Jersey Shore Celtic Festival
Ulster Scottish competed at the Jersey Shore Celtic Festival in Toms River July 11. The Grade 3 placed 2nd with a 1st in drumming, and the grade 4 placed 6th with a 3rd in drumming! The following soloists also earned prizes:
Sarah Jane Kennedy: 2nd Gr4Sr 2/4 March, 4th Piobaireachd
Jensen McConnell: 1st Amateur Tenor MSR with AGL
Niamh McConnell: 1st Gr 5 Chanter, 2nd Novice Tenor
Rory McConnell: 4th Gr4Jr 2/4 March, 4th Piobaireachd
Sophie McConnell: 1st Gr2 Snare MSR, 1st Hornpipe/Jig