Albemarle Pipes & Drums
“This old barbaric music has magic in it…”
Michael MacDonagh ~ 1916
Based in the heart of central Virginia, the Albemarle Pipes and Drums is dedicated to performing, teaching and preserving the music and culture of Scotland and Ireland through the music of the Great Highland Bagpipes and Drums.
Perform... Teach... Preserve...
It is said that the same instrument that could strike fear into the Highlander’s foes could also play a sweet air for a departed comrade that would bring a tear to the eye.