MPB & CoW to Collaborate for 2015 Competition Season

By Yoann Le Goff in : Competition // Dec 3 2014
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The Manchester Pipe Band, of Manchester CT, is excited to announce a partnership with the City of Washington Pipe Band for the upcoming competition season. The partnership will expose current MPB pipers to regular instruction from P/M Dan Lyden and P/S Ben McClamrock of CoW, and members of both bands will compete together for the […]

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Manchester is Maxville-Bound!

By Yoann Le Goff in : Competition // Jul 29 2014
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The Manchester Pipe Band is headed to the North American Pipe Band Championships, being held Saturday August 2nd at the Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville, Ontario. This will be the first time the band has traveled to the event, the largest Scottish Festival in North America, since 2009. MPB will be competing in a field […]

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MPB Gears Up for Competition – With the Help of the Manchester Road Race

By Jake in : Competition // May 27 2014
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The Drum Corps of the Manchester Pipe Band recently took delivery of a new set of Snare, Bass, and Tenor drums from Pearl Drums USA. The band was able to purchase the drums through a generous grant from the Manchester Road Race Committee. At the outset of this competition season, it was apparent that the […]

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MPB Issues Open Invitation to Past Members

By Yoann Le Goff in : Competition // Apr 29 2014
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To mark the milestone of the band’s Centennial Year, the current members of the Manchester Pipe Band have organized a series of events and initiatives throughout 2014. In a letter addressed to former band members, an open invitation was given to invite them to re-connect with the band by participating in one of the Centennial […]

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Grade 3 Medley Winners at Hunter Mountain

By Jake in : Competition // Aug 20 2012
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Grade 3 Medley Winners at Hunter Mountain

Great news! Great times were had and old friendships reinvigorated at this weekend’s highland games at Hunter Mountain. The weather was terrific with temperatures in the low 70’s. The games were held at picturesque Hunter Mountain in New York’s beautiful Catskills. This was Manchester’s fourth competition this year and our first serious competition that we […]

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2012 First Contest in Rhode Island

By jared in : Competition // Jun 16 2012
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2012 First Contest in Rhode Island

Good times were had by all last weekend as Manchester kicked off its 2012 competition season at the Rhode Island Scottish Highland Festival. Held June 9th at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Richmond, RI MPB was the only band entered in the G3 contest. Rain threatened all morning but by mid afternoon the sun broke […]

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New Hampshire Highland Games 2010

By Jed in : Competition // Sep 20 2010
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New Hampshire Highland Games 2010

The Manchester Pipe Band attended the New Hampshire Highland Games this past weekend and enjoyed perfect bagpipe weather.

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Capital District Scottish Games 2010

By Yoann Le Goff in : Competition // Sep 7 2010
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Capital District Scottish Games 2010

Capital District is one of the band’s favorite contests, so it was good to make our 2010 competition debut at one of our favorite venues.

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