THE OFFICIAL SITE OF CALEDONIAN HIGHLANDERS PIPE & DRUM BAND

The Caledonian Highlanders - Pipe & Drum Band hail from the New York Finger Lakes and surrounding area. 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...

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OUR PROUD HISTORY

The Caledonian Highlanders Pipe and Drum band was founded in 1969 by Pipe Major Lee Adelsberg. We are currently based in Chemung County. Band Members are all volunteers of various heritage and backgrounds who enjoy sharing the gift of of Scottish and Irish bagpipe music. Our bagpipe and drum experience ranges from less than one year to 50 years. Our band has played at many engagements like the NYC Tartan Day parade, Robert Burns dinner and many local parades and festivals through the years.

 

BAND MEMBERS

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.

 
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WENDY

Pipe Major & Quartermaster

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LES

Pipe Sergeant

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PAUL

President & Snare Drummer

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RANDY

Vice President & Piper

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LEE 

Band Historian

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SUSAN

Treasurer and Piper

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KAREN

Secretary & Bass Drummer

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TOM

Piper

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KATIE

Piper

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LIISA

Piper

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KATHI

Piper

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PATRICIA

Piper

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HEATHER

Piper and Social Media

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TIM

Bagpipes

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JASON

Snare Drummer

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KAREN

Tenor Drummer

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CANDY

Snare Drummer

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TUNE LIST

Here are some of the tunes we know and love

A Hundred Pipers

Amazing Grace

America the Beautiful

Anchors Away

Christmas classics (various)

Clans (The)

Cock of the North

Cockney Jocks

Balmoral

Battle Hymn of the Republic

Black Bear

Bonny Dundee

Bonny Lass of Fyvie

Boys of Wexford

Castle Dangerous

Coast Guard Theme

Cock of the North

Cockney Jocks

Dawning of the Day

Grand Old Flag

Green Hills of Tyroll

Highland Cathedral

Hills of Argyle

Jenny Nettle

Kelly from Kilane

Kilt is My Delight

Marine Corp Hymn

Meeting of the Waters

Minstrel Boy

My Home

Rowan Tree

Scotland the Brave

Schiehallion

Skye Boat

Soldiers Return

St Andrews Society of Charleston

Steam Boat

Thistle of Scotland

Wearin of the Green

We're No Awa' Tae Bide Awa"

(more tunes available)

When the Battle's O'er

When the Pipers Play

Wings

Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, Scotland
 
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CONTACT US

If you have questions or if you would like to learn about how to become a member of the band, please contact Paul at paca1956@yahoo.com.

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Chemung County, NY, USA

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