Ulster Scottish Pipe Band is a 501C3 Non-Profit Organization
Winter Workshop To Be Rescheduled
Ulster Scottish will be holding a piping and drumming workshop at The Inn at Pocono Manor. Enjoy luxurious resort accommodations which include a full hot breakfast during a weekend of valuable instruction. The new date will be announced shortly.
Ulster Scottish finished up the 2013 competitive season with a win at the Celtic Classic in Bethlehem, PA on September 29. The band won both the MSR and the medley contest. The band enjoyed a successful 2013 season, earning first place at every U.S. contest they entered.
Capital District Scottish Games
Ulster Scottish competed at the Capital Distict games on August 31. Thunderstorms during the day turned the field to mud and forced the grade 3 contest to be held under a pavilion. The Grade 5 did not place this time out, but the Grade 3 won first place.
The following solo competitors enjoyed success at Capital District:
Jerry Cleary: 3rd Place Gr2 Snare MSR
Derek Cooper: 1st Place Pro Snare MSR, 1st Place Pro Snare H/J
Matt Cornetto: 5th Place Gr1 S/R
Ian Ferrick: 2nd Place Pro 6/8 March
Linda Hall: 1st Place Pro Bass MSR
Sarah Jane Kennedy: 5th Place Gr4Sr 2/4 March
Thompson McConnell: 3rd Place Gr2 Piob.
Bill Pastor: 2nd Place Pro Snare MSR
Chip Swartz: 2nd Place Gr2 Piobaireachd, 6th Place Gr2 MSR, 5th Place Gr2 H/J
Congratulations to all!