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.
Also very highly recommended from Maggie's Music is the new release of acclaimed Scottish fiddler Bonnie Rideout's CD music album "A Scottish Fiddle Collection" (MM306) showcasing as series of jigs, reels, and Gaelic tunes as represented in fifteen outstanding pieces that range from North Highland Tunes, to Bonny Jean O'Aberdeen, to Pipe Major William Wilson, and feature bagpipes, harps, guitars, and more.
A pipe major, Terry Stockdale, whom Derek often imitated but did not actually play, performed Derek's favourite pipe tune, Black Bear, in his memory.
Brady has led this largest civilian parade in the entire world each year since 1990 as Pipe Major of the Famed Fighting 69th Regiment (NYARNG).
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.
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.