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Member Spotlight: Tammy

Member Spotlight: Tammy

An interview with bagpiper, Tammy Micelli: 1.) When did you get into bagpiping? I started learning bagpiping about 15 years ago. 2.) What made you start? I was with my daughter at her piano lessons. Somebody else was learning the…

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Success at 2022 Milwaukee Games!

Success at 2022 Milwaukee Games!

At the Milwaukee Highland Games on June 4, the The Alliance Pipe Band (Dundee Scottish + Chicago Highlanders Pipes and Drums) took 2nd place and got Best Bass and Midsection and Best Drum Corps. Great day with an awesome bunch!…

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Member Spotlight: Grayson

Member Spotlight: Grayson

Meet Grayson. Grayson started with Dundee Scottish in 2015 at the age of 13. “I have been playing drums ever since I could walk but started with Highland music when I was 8 years old at the Chicago Academy of…

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Get Some Tape on That Pipe Chanter

One of the basic bagpipe maintenance tasks is putting and maintaining fresh tape on your pipe chanter, so that individual notes can be tuned. Of course, you don’t want it to slide around while you’re playing, so choosing the best…

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Thank You for a Successful Fundraiser!

Thank You for a Successful Fundraiser!

Thank you, wholeheartedly, to all of our supporters!! We had a successful fundraiser to kick off 2022, and it was a fun time!

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Raffle Tickets for Sale!

Raffle Tickets for Sale!

Please support our band and buy raffle tickets! Read all about it HERE.

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3rd Place in Online Comp

3rd Place in Online Comp

Together with our partners in the Chicago Highlanders Pipes and Drums, playing our best on camera was a great exercise and earned us a 3rd place for band ensemble in the BagpipeLessons.com Fall 2021 World Online Piping & Drumming Championships!…

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2021 –> 2022 Promotions

2021 –> 2022 Promotions

Lillian is moving up to Grade 3 solo piper from Grade 4 Senior! Lillian started as a newbie with DSPB in 2017. Competition was never in her mind for learning to play the bagpipes, but she says she has decided…

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Alliance PB takes 3rd at St. John’s!

Alliance PB takes 3rd at St. John’s!

At last! Our first live competition in 2 years! It was truly wonderful to see and hear all the bands after two piping seasons of disappointing cancellations! Together with our friends in Chicago Highlanders Pipes and Drums, our Alliance Pipe…

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Updates on Waukesha 2021

Updates on Waukesha 2021

UPDATE (AUGUST 25th): A substitute Pipes and Drums Contest has been arranged on September 4th by our Pipe Band Association! We will be competing as The Alliance Band. It will be at St. John Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield WI. …

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