pipe major


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pipe major

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(Military) the noncommissioned officer, generally of warrant officer's rank, who is responsible for the training, duty, and discipline of a military or civilian pipe band
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Noun1.pipe major - the chief piper in a band of bagpipespipe major - the chief piper in a band of bagpipes
bagpiper, piper - someone who plays the bagpipe
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For aspiring bagpiper Tyler Marenga, 15, of Leicester, that question can be easily answered with a quick nod to his pipe major.
Drysdale CD, the battalion band historian at Vimy Ridge, "the Battalion was led for over a mile to its objective by Pipe Major James Groat playing We will take the Good Old Way along with five other pipers, among whom were Allan McNab and Hugh McKellar.
Currently, Brady is Pipe Major of the Monaghan Grade 2 Pipe Band based in the Bronx, NY.
And he was a pipe major in the St Patrick's Irish pipe band and they would play at events throughout Cardiff.
It seems to me that the composer, Pipe Major Willie Lawrie of the
Pipe Major has made such a success of his new career in dressage that his new partner, Janie Beardsall, believes that he has the ability to go all the way to the top.
PIPER-to-the-stars Pipe Major Robert Pinkman is quitting Scotland to set up a band in Wales.
Pipe Major Robert Pinkman, 49, runs a website where he teaches up to 600 people a year the skills required to become an expert piper.
The regiment's Pipe Major, Sergeant Graeme Massie, played the lament Flowers of the Forest after a 30-minute service of prayers and hymns.
Under the tutelage of Pipe Major John Bruce and Drum Major Craig Henderson, the Omani pipe band registered some impressive wins in the competitions, including a first prize at Dundonald, Ayreshire and third place at the Bridge of Allen event.
The procession will be led in this Memorial March by Harry Farrar, Pipe Major and the Scottish Pipes and Drums to the burial site of a Civil War soldier.
The service was conducted by Reverand Tulo Raistrick and the pipe major played a lament as poppy tributes were laid.