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Bagpipe Resources List

(Bagpipe FAQ can be found here.)

NOTE: Telephone numbers are given in the format local to the addressee's country. Consult your telephone directory for international dialing prefixes if you are calling out of country. The following abbreviations are used to indicate country of origin: 

AU - Australia CA - Canada DE - Germany
IR - Ireland UK - United Kingdom US - United States

 

HIGHLAND BAGPIPE MAKERS

OTHER PIPE MAKERS

HIGHLAND BAGPIPE REED MAKERS

PIPE SUPPLIERS, RETAILERS AND MAIL ORDER

PIPING ORGANIZATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

SCHOOLS

 

 

A.1) HIGHLAND BAGPIPE MAKERS

Cushing Bagpipe and Harp Co.
83 W. Jersey Hill Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
J. Dunbar Bagpipe Maker, Ltd.
14 Keefer Rd. Port Weller
St. Catharines, Ontario
Canada L2M 7N9
Tel(CA): 416 682-9344
Gibson Bagpipes, Inc.
1090 Erie Road, Unit C
Eastlake, Ohio 44095
Tel(US): (440) 946-7864
Fax(US): (440) 946-8028
Gillanders & McLeod, Ltd.
103 Whitehouse Loan
Edinburgh EH9 1AT
Tel(UK): 0131 447 8863
Fax(UK): 0131 452 8709
R.G. Hardie & Co. 721857
St. Kilda House
45, GrovePark Street
Glasgow G20 7NZ
Scotland
Tel(UK): 0141 333 5696
email:info@rghardie.co.uk
Kilberry Bagpipes
Edinburgh, Scotland
email: info@kilberry.com
Kintail
Fountain Road,
Bridge of Allan,
FK9 4ET, Scotland
Tel(UK): (0786) 834454
Fax(UK): (0786) 834454
C.E. Kron
145 Palisade Ave.
Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522
Tel(US): (914) 693-7655
Fax(US): (914) 674-4651
Angus M. Lawrie
22 Locherburn Ave.
Houston, Renfrewshire PA6 7NQ
Scotland
Tel(UK): 01505 28494
Feadan Airgied (Roderick MacLellan)
76 Grove St. Montclair,
NJ 07042 USA
Day: (201) 461-1130 Evening: (201) 783-0873
email:c/o KDXK88A@prodigy.com
David Naill & Co.
Unit 1d, Brunel Way
Mart Industrial Estate
Minehead, Somerset TA24 5BJ
England
Tel(UK): 01643 707629
Fax(UK): 01643 706858
Chris Pinchbeck Pipes
2 Church Street
Hope, ME 04847
USA
Tel: 207-763-2731
Sharp & Co., Ltd. (Kintail)
Mountain Rd.
Bridge of Allan FK9 4ET
Scotland
Tel(UK): 01786 834454
R.T.Shepherd & Son Bagpipes
164 Jamphlars Road
Cardenden, Fife KY5 0ND
Scotland
Tel(UK): 01592 720130
Fax(UK): 01592
email: info@shepherd-bagpipes.com
Wm Sinclair & Son
1 Madeira Street
Leith EH6 4AJ
Scotland
Tel(UK): 0131 554 3489

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A.2) OTHER PIPE MAKERS

(Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipe)[Thanks to Dean Karres <karres@southwind.net> Dean maintains the "Uilleann PipeInfo List" at Http://www.southwind.net/~karres/_music/_pipe/Uilleann.html]

[NOTE: The names and addresses appearing in this table have been culled from correspondence on the mailing list, and may or may not be current. Na Piobari Uilleann, the Irish Pipers' Society has produced a booklet, "Makers of Uilleann pipes" which is free to anyone who wants a copy. It contains details of 34 makers as well as other useful information and advice. The address is in this appendix under "PIPING ORGANIZATIONS".]

 

Tudor Lodge, Pymoor Lane, Pymoor, Ely,
Cambridgeshire. CB6 2EE. England.
Telephone: (UK) 1353 698084 Fax : 1353 662489
email: marshall@gmm.co.uk
Timothy Britton
608 S. 3rd St.
Fairfield, IA 52556
Tel(US): 515 472-4005
9962 Shorty Campbell Road
Kingston, WA 98346
Tel (US) 360 297-4020
email: cburns@kendaco.telebyte.com
Bruce Childress
PO Box 231
Gardner, MA 01440
Tel(US): 508 632-4114
Cushing Bagpipe and Harp Co.
83 W. Jersey Hill Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
CJDixon
Ontario
Canada
James Daily
29 Clouston St Glasgow,
T20 8QR Scotland
Tel(UK): 0141 946 3711
Alain G. Froment
Kilkeana Kenmare
Co. Kerry,
Ireland
Tel(IR): 353 64 41026
Julian Goodacre
4 Elcho Street
Peebles, Scotland EH45 8LQ
Tel(UK): 01721 722539
Bill Hart
Willarong Rd
Mt Colah NSW 2079
Australia
Tel(AU): (02) 987 4827
Mark Hillmann
2922 18th St. NW,
Washington, DC 20009
Tel(US): 202 986-1096
Magnus Högfeldt
Vindegade 126A
5000 Odense C
Denmark
Tel(US): +45 20 707 720
email : magnus@hogfeldt.dk
Eugene Lambe
Creagh Woodwinds
Fanore, Co. Clare,
Ireland
Alan Logan
Logan Pipes
25 Grant StInverness,
Scotland
Tel(UK): 01463 233615
Kirk Lynch
P.O. Box 128
Weston, MO 60498
Tel(US): 816 386-2163
Charles Roberts Pipes
King's Mountain Glencar,
Co. Sligo
Ireland
Andreas Rogge
Westbahnhofstrasse 6072070
Tubingen Germany
Tel(DE): 07071-436-79
Patrick Sky
2000 Ridgewood Rd. #312
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Tel(US): 919 929-2048
John Walsh
P.O. Box 1423
Antigonish, N.S.
Canada B2G 2L7
Tel(CA): (902) 863-0815
FAX (902) 863-0535
email: walsh@istar.ca
Nick Whitmer
Rt. 1, Box 58
Port Republic, VA 24471
Tel(US): 703 249-5410
email: nwhitmer@leo.vsla.edu
Dave Williams
The Old School House
Spilsby, Lincolnshire
England
Geoff Wooff
DoonagoreDoolin,
Co. Clare
Ireland

 

A.3) HIGHLAND BAGPIPE REED MAKERS

Caldwell Reedmakers
38 Beltany Road
Omagh, Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland>
Gibson Bagpipes, Inc.
1090 Erie Road, Unit C
Eastlake, Ohio 44095
Tel(US): (440) 946-7864
Fax(US): (440) 946-8028
Sandy Hain
4661 Lisa LaneNorth
Royalton, Ohio 44136
(216)582-4837
email: syhain@aol.com
J. Higgins, Inc
P.O. Box 14341
Lenexa, KS 66285-4341
(800) 426-7268
Iain Indian and Colin Cairns
Tel(AU): 61 (0)3 9335 2240
Fax(AU): 61 (0)3 9338 7753
email: riainind@ozemail.com.au
Kirk Johnstone
johnst2@total.net
Colin R. MacLellan
Highland Bagpipe Reedmaker
7 - 585 O'Connor Street
Ottawa, Ont. K1S 3R2
Tel(CA): (613) 234-1826
email: CRM@cyberus.ca
McIntosh Bagpipe Supplies (Cusack/MacPhee)
6003 Valkeith
Houston, TX 77096-3832
(713) 723-5434
Pipe Dreams
1129 Argyle Street
Glasgow G3 8ND
Scotland U.K.
Tel/Fax(UK) 0141-248 5558
164 Jamphlars Road
Cardenden, Fife KY5 0ND
Scotland
Tel(UK): 01592 720130
Fax(UK): 01592
Noel A Slagle
1715 Alcester Rd.
Cleveland OH 44124-3340
Tel(US): 440-442-3437
James Warnock
reed makers
133 Dungannon Rd
Cookstown
Co. Tyrone
N. Ireland
Tel(UK): 028 867 63671
Fax(UK): 028 867 63693
Mark Wygent
46 Saddler Dr.
Christiana, PA 17509-9703
(610) 593-5353

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A.4) PIPE SUPPLIERS, RETAILERS AND MAIL ORDER

[NOTE: Do not interpret the listing of a business below as an endorsement. No endorsement is intended or implied. Most of these businesses offer a mail order service, and many have catalogs that are free or available for a nominal charge. Call or write the individual business for details.]

All Things Scottish
P.O. Box 504
Brockville, Ontario
Canada K6V 5T7
Tel(CA): 613 342-5672
email: clandon@cybertap.com
Andy's Front Hall
P.O. Box 307, Wormer Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186
Tel(US): 518 765-4193
Fax(US): 518 765-4344
email: fennig@aol.com
Bagpipes Galore
118 Canongate, The Royal Mile
Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 8DD
Tel(UK): 0131-556-4073
Fax(UK): 0131-556-1220
R.P. Blandford & Son
204 Orange St
Redlands, CA 92373
Tel(US): 909 798-1060
Fax(US): 909 862-4344
email: lhenderson@esri.com
The British Shop
2799 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
Tel(US): 716 874-6064
Burnett's and Struth Scottish Regalia Ltd.
61 Patterson Road
Barrie, Ontario
Canada L4N 3V9
Tel(CA): 705 728-3232
Fax(CA): 705 728-2962
Celtic Fire, Ltd.
P.O. Box 1294
Forestdale, MA 02644
Tel(US): 508 833-3724
Fax(US): 508 833-3625
email: celtfire@tiac.net
Celtworks
Michael Grey, Proprietor
P.O. Box 218
Miltown, Ontario L9T 4N9
Tel(CA): (416) 485-0440
Fax(CA): (416) 485-7116
The Church Piper Publications
241 Athlone Drive
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3J 3L6
Tel(CA): 204 832-5475
The Complete Piping Service
Lindsay Davidson, Proprietor
Po Box 13510
Linlithgow
West Lothian
Scotland EH49 6YH
Tel/Fax(UK): +44 (0)1506 671299
Crawley Brothers Highland Supply
5460 Pearl Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44129
Tel (440) 886-5572
email: crawley@nls.net
Cuillinn Craft
4129 G Penniman Ct.
Oakland, CA 94619
USA
Tel 510 437-1689
email: mamoto@sirius.com
Lindsay Davidson
Ferniebank Cottage, Hillhouse
Linlithgow. West Lothian
Scotland EH49 6PL
Tel/fax 01506 843740
email: davidsonschoolofpiping@yahoo.co.uk
Everything Scottish, Ltd.
P.O. Box 398
Linville, NC 28646
Tel(US): 704 733-1399
George's Music Bagpipe supplies
7098 Guelph Crescent
Prince George, B.C.
Canada V2N 3P1
Fax 250 964-3668
email: music@netbistro.com
Gillie Company
5545 Warden Ave.
Edina, MN 55436
Tel(US): 612 831-5350
Henderson Imports/
Great Lakes Scottish Supply
P.O. Box 1591
Acme, MI 49610-1591
TEL: 616-938-7032 FAX: 616-938-7038
email: james@bagpipes-henderson.com
Henderson Reedmakers
P.O. Box 3
Angus DD8 4YF
Scotland
Tel(UK): 01575 72351
J. Higgins, Ltd.
P.O. 14341
Lenexa, KS 66285
Tel(US): 800 426-7268
email: jhiggins@qni.com
Highland Heritage, Ltd.
1601 Concord Pike, Suite 69
Wilmington, DE 19803
Tel(US): 302 656-4007
House of Bagpipes
Mr Lynn Miller
639 Mangels Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94127
Tel(US): 415 452-4220
House of Musical Traditions
7040 Carroll Ave.
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Tel(US): 301 270-9090
L & M Highland Outfitters
180 Wright Avenue, Unit 1
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3B 1R6 Canada
Tel(CA): 902 468-5601
Fax(CA): 902 468-5618
email: landm@fox.nstn.ns.ca
Lark in the Morning
P.O. Box 1176
Mendocino, CA 95460
Tel(US): 707 964-5569
email: larkinam@mhs.mendocino.k12.ca.us
MacLeod Highland Supplies
136 Bridgegate
Glasgow G1 5HZ
Tel(UK): 0141 553 1513
Fax(UK): 0141 552 0795
email: mhs@globalnet.co.uk
MacNeil's Scottish Imports
1825 Avenue Rd.
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5M 3Z4
Tel(CA): 416 782-5227
Fax(CA): 416 782-3483
McIntosh Bagpipe Supplies
6003 Valkeith
Houston, TX 77096-3832
Tel(US): 713 723-5434
Piob Mhor
39 High Street
Blairgowrie, Perthshire
Scotland PH10 6DA
Tel(UK): 01250 2131
Fax(UK): 01250 4741
Pipe Box
27 Hollybank Place
Aberdeen AB12XR, Scotland
Tel 44(0)1224 581815/ADDRESS>
Fax 44(0)1224 581810/ADDRESS>
email: dar@home.u-net.com
The Pipe Case
Traditional Music
Hazeldean Meadow
Newstead, Melrose TD6 9DZ
Roxburghshire, Scotland
Tel(UK): 01896 822421
Pipers Cove
212 Keary Ave.
Kearny, NJ 07032
USA
Tel 201 998-3695
Rocky Mountain Highland Supply
1724 Hillcrest Dr.
Lander, Wyoming
Tel(US): 307 332-9611
email: FAlderson@rmhs.com
Sandy St. James Inc.
184 Depew Street
Dumont, NJ 07628
USA
Tel 201 385-8991
Fax 201 439-0623
email: bagpipes@sandystjames.com
Scott's Highland Services Ltd.
1464 Beckworht Ave.
London, Ontario N5V2K7
Canada
Tel(CA) 519 453-0892
Fax(CA) 519 453-6303
email: scotts@scottshighland.com
The Scot's Den - Bagpipes and Drums
P.O. Box 23637
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
USA
Tel 216 834-0706
Fax 216 834-1646
email: scotsden@nls.net
The Celtic Croft
PO Box 22663
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
Tel(US) (612)598-5835
Fax(US) (240)266-3099
email:
Song of the Sea
47 West St.
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Tel(US): 207 288-5653
Tel orders(US) 888 766-4732
Fax(US): 207 288-8136
email: songsea@agate.net
The Tartan Trail
47-A Walnut St. Brantford,
Ontario, Canada N3T 1H1
Tel(CA) 519 759-1642
email: tartantrail@sympatico.ca
Tartantown Ltd.
555 Clarke Rd.
Coquitlam, B.C.
Canada V3J 3X4
Tel(CA): 604 936-8548
Fax(CA): 604 936-8502
email: info@tartantown.com
Thistle & Shamrock, Ltd.
407 17th Street
Denver, Col. 80202
Tel(US): 303 292-6522
Fax(US): 303 292-2246
Robert Wallace Bagpipes
P.O.Box 341
Glasgow G33 6DZ
Scotland, UK
Tel 0141 779 1750
Fax 0141 779 1750
email: robwall@cableinet.co.uk
Wee Doggie Musical Instruments
219 Wilmot Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27606
Tel(US): 919 851-6872
email: jw@rti.org
Wee Hoose of Supplies, LLC
P/M George W. Martin
12 Fox Run Road
Deep River, CT 06417
Tel(US):860-526-9328
email: WeeHooseOfSupplies@comcast.net
The Wee Piper
Michael S. MacHarg
RFD 2, Route 14
Royalton, VT 05068
Tel(US): 802 763-8812
Yellowstone Highland Supply
Chuck Bushey
1333 Colton Blvd.
Billings, Montana 59102-2436
Tel(US): 406 248 8307
FAX(US): 406 259 7276
email:

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A.5) PIPING ORGANIZATIONS

Lewis McKay
Box 808
Main Station, Dartmouth
Nova Scotia, B2Y 3Z3, Canada
Tel(CA): (902) 466-2069
Fax(CA): (902) 426-7012
email: apttai@istar.ca
The Bagpipe Society
Membership Secretary
Val Woollard
33 Beaconsfield Avenue
Colchester, Essex CO3 3DH U.K.
Tel(UK): 01206 47830
EUSPBA
c/o Jim Stack
34 Lowell Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901-1579
Tel(US): 908 522-0889
Irish Pipe Band Assoc.
P.O. Box 31183
Seattle, WA 98103-1183
Irish Piper's Club
co Brian Mahon
39 Pondfields/ADDRESS>
New Ross
Co. Wexford,
Ireland
Tel(IR): +353 51 422531
email: ipba@iol.ie
MWPBA
c/o Phil Boyle,
President 4015 West Grace
Chicago, Illinois 60641
Tel (US): 773 286-0471
Na Piobari Uilleann
15 Henrietta Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
Tel(IR): 01 730093
The North American Association
of Lowland and Border Pipers
c/o Brian McCandless
243 W. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
Northumbrian Pipers Society
c/o the Chantry Bagpipe Museum
Bridge Street
Morpeth
Northumberland, UK
The Northumbrian Smallpipes
of North America
c/o Ralph Cook
93 Rolph Street
Tillsonburg, Ontario N4G 3Y2
Canada
Piper's & Pipe Band Society of Ontario (PPBSO)
PO Box 21035
Harwood Place Post Office
290 Harwood Ave. South
Ajax, Ontario L1S 7H2
Canada
email: ppbso@interlog.com
Southern US Pipe Band Assoc.
c/o Sandy Keith
1119 Somerset Circle South
Dunedin, FL 34698
Tel(US): (813) 733-6240
or c/o Steven McClure
email: smcclure@luna.cas.usf.edu
WUSPBA
Chris Hossack, President
3159 E. Fairbrook
Mesa, AZ 85213
Tel(US): 480-964-7054
Fax(US): 480-964-7102
email: president@WUSPBA.org

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A.6) PUBLICATIONS

An Piobaire
15 Henrietta Street
Dublin 1, Ireland
Tel(IR): 01 730093
B.C. Pipers' Newsletter
Duncan Fraser, Editor
1570 Farrell Crescent,
Delta, B.C., Canada V4L 1T8
The Highlander
P.O. Box 44086
Chicago, IL 60644
New Zealand Pipe Band
David Oldershaw, Editor
P.O. Box 6010,
Auckland, New Zealand
Piping Today
The Piping Centre,
30-34 McPhater St,
Cowcaddens,
Glasgow G4 OHW.
Tel 0141 353 0220
Fax 0141 353 1570
The Piping Times
The College of Piping
16-24 Otago St
Glasgow G12 8JH
Tel(UK): 0141 334 3587
Fax(UK): 0141 337 3024
email: jcd@dcs.ed.ac.uk
The Voice (EUSPBA)
Editor: Mike Rogers
6209 Kaybro St.
Laurel, MD 20707
email: aberfeldy@aol.com
Subscriptions: the VOICE
P.O.Box 2251
Gaithersburg,MD 20886
Words & Music (WUSPBA)

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A.7) SCHOOLS

Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming
1414 Pennsylvania Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Tel(US): 412 323-2707
Fax(US): 412 323-1817
email: info@balmoralschool.org
California Summer School of Piping
John Keys, California Registrar
3631 Via Bernardo
Oceanside, CA 92056
Tel(US): 619 724-6844
The College of Piping
16-24 Otago Street
Glasgow G12 8JH4
Tel(UK): 0141 334 3587
email: jcd@dcs.ed.ac.uk
The College of Piping
619 Water Street, E.
Summerside, PEI
Canada C1N 4H8
Tel(CA): 902 436-5377
email: college@piping.pe.ca
St. Ann, Cape Bretonegistrar
Nova Scotia,
Tel(CA): 902 295-3411
Fax(CA): 902 295-2912
Highland Musical Arts
P.O. Box 871865
Vancouver, WA 98687-1865
Tel(WA): 877-404-2557
Invermark College of Piping
P.O. Box 143
Petersburg, NY 12138
Tel(US): 518 658-3879
N.A.P.S. School of Piping and
Drumming
c/o Judy Morrison
PO Box 298
Tangent, OR 97389
Tel(US): 1-800-955-0153
North American Academy of Piping
P/M Sandy Jones
1351 Vagabond Lane
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Tel(US): 803 884-5155
The Piping Centre,
30-34 McPhater St,
Cowcaddens,
Glasgow G4 OHW.
Tel 0141 353 0220
Fax 0141 353 1570
If you have comments or suggestions, email me at walt@slac.stanford.edu

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