Welcome to the North American Academy of Piping and Drumming!

Updated April 14th, 2021

Registration is now closed for Piping and Drumming Week 3! We have reached maximum enrollment. The other weeks still have room so be sure to sign up before it's too late! Drumming session #10 was cancelled.

A Note Regarding Sessions and Classes

➤ ➤ We will be offering drumming sessions for the dates below. These are all LIVE sessions. Please keep in mind that we have registration restrictions due to COVID, and live sessions may have to be converted to virtual sessions, depending on the total number of registrations received. Sessions may also be capped for a total enrollment number due to space limitations. If a session you registered for becomes virtual, the price will be reduced and if you decide you do not wish to participate in a virtual session, you will receive a full refund.
The proposed schedule is:

Session #10: June 27 – July 2, 2021

                Snare  w/ Eric MacNeill

                Tenor/Bass w/ Hannah Boyles

Session #11: July 4 – July 9, 2021

                Snare w/ Eric MacNeill

                Tenor w/ Hannah Boyles

Session #12: July 11- July 16, 2021

                Snare w/ Jon Quigg

Session #13: July 18 – July 23, 2021

                Snare with Jon Quigg

Session # 14: Any 2-week combination of the above drumming weeks

The piping and drumming school was started by the late John McFayden, of Glasgow, Scotland, and Pipe Major Sandy Jones. The school's professional instructors conduct one-week classroom instruction on all aspects of piping and drumming.

  • Proof of Covid vaccination or a negative covid test within 72 hrs of arrival will be required this year.
  • We will continue to observe social distancing and mask wearing and will once again have single room occupancy except for couples/household members.
  • For convenience, Boone Drugs in Boone, NC, offers rapid Covid tests. Contact: boonedrug.com.

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