BCPA 2015 Annual Instructors Conference

The BCPA 2015 Annual Instructors Conference will take place on Saturday November 28, 2015 from 9:00 – 11:30 am Pacific Standard Time.

We are pleased to announce that Matt Wilson, Lee Innes, Callum Beaumont, and Steven McWhirter, head piping and drumming instructors of the Dollar Academy juvenile and novice juvenile pipe bands, will be the featured presenters in the International Instructors segment of the Conference.

We are also pleased to announce that Kevin Auld, V. Scott Parker and Marcie MacRae-MacQuarrie, head instructors of the Northwest Junior Pipe Band will be the featured presenters in the Regional Instructors segment of the Conference.

An additional presentation by a professional school teacher on effective instructional techniques utilized in the classroom that are transferable to the teaching of piping and drumming will be announced soon.

To ensure that members across our region can participate, the meeting will be held as a conference call using GoToTraining. Use the following link to register for the conference call

Training ID: 869-655-020

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the call.

First time users of GoToTraining, please review and follow the instructions for participating in GoToTraining sessions at the following link


The agenda for the conference will be published on November 25 at


We look forward to participation by piping and drummers instructors across the BCPA region as well as by players who are interested in becoming instructors.