THE OFFICIAL SITE OF CALEDONIAN HIGHLANDERS PIPE & DRUM BAND
The Caledonian Highlanders - Pipe & Drum Band have earned their reputation as a talented band in Upstate NY. Performing at traditional events, parades, parties, weddings, funerals and festivals, their distinct traditional music inspires and delights young and old. Explore the site to learn more...
OUR PROUD HISTORY
The Caledonian Highlanders Pipes and Drum Band was founded in 1969 by our pipe major Lee Adelsberg. We hail from all corners of the Finger Lakes region in upstate NY and are currently based in Chemung County. Band Members are all volunteers of various heritage and backgrounds who enjoy the tradition and glory of Scottish and Irish music. Our bagpipe and drum experience ranges from less than one year to 50 years.
WHEN AND WHERE TO SEE OUR 2020 PERFORMANCES
TBD for 2021
Galeton Independence Day Parade
Saturday 7/3/21 at 11;00AM. Nestled in the valley in PA, with a winding river and the most friendly people, we love performing in this event each year. Best rated fireworks too. https://www.facebook.com/events/765445383973373/
Hammondsport Fireman's Carnival & Parade
Saturday 7/3/21 at 6:00PM, this event is great if you like lake views and a real hometown friendly welcome.
Owego Grand Firefighters Parade 2021
Saturday July 10th at 5:00 PM, https://www.owegohoseteams.com/2021convention/
Individual and Band Performances Available Upon Request
Made up of experienced musicians coming from a variety of different backgrounds, the members of The Caledonian Highlanders - Pipe & Drum Band share a mutual passion for bagpipe music. The band works together weekly preparing for performances and fine tuning our craft. Check out the members of The Caledonian Highlanders - Pipe & Drum Band below.
CHRIS KRUG SR.
Here are some of the tunes we know and love
A Hundred Pipers
America the Beautiful
Cock of the North
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Bonny Lass of Fyvie
Boys of Wexford
Coast Guard Theme
Dawning of the Day
Grand Old Flag
Green Hills of Tyroll
Hills of Argyle
Kelly from Killane
Kilt is My Delight
Marine Corp Hymn
Meeting of the Waters
Scotland the Brave
St Andrews Society of Charleston
Thistle of Scotland
We're No Awa' Tae Bide Awa"
When the Battle's O'er
When the Pipers Play