California Summer School 2018 2017-12-06T11:50:23+00:00

The College of Piping California Summer School 2018

15th – 22nd June

The class of 2017.

Registration is now open for the College of Piping’s 47th California Summer School. Held once again at the Army and Navy Academy of Carlsbad – a superb, beachside location conducive to learning – this is the ideal location in which to improve on your piping and drumming.

College of Piping California Summer School 2018 instructorsThis school offers intensive instruction by professional instructors in each discipline. The instructors this year are, from left to right: Bruce Hitchings BEM MBE, Aaron Shaw, Pipe Major Colin Armstrong, Ed Best and Ross Naismith.

The school is open to all ages and to all levels of skill from beginners to competing players. Each student is placed in a class of six-eight students within their level of experience and skill level. Optional classes are offered in the afternoon, such as pipe band techniques, bagpipe and reed maintenance, and pibroch.

Most evenings we will have a lecture by one of the instructors followed by a recital by another instructor.

The Army & Navy Academy, Carlsbad, California

The entrance to the Army and Navy Academy.

The Army and Navy Academy is a military prep school during the regular school year. Its campus is located on beachfront property in the beautiful resort town of Carlsbad, in North San Diego County.

An early-bird discount of $25.00 is available now so why not buy a place on it as a Christmas gift for yourself or for the piper/drummer in your life? 

In addition, groups of five or more, such as pipe band members, will attract a group discount of $25 per person.

Book a place on the 2018 summer school