Sponsored by Land Rover Experience Scotland
The Vale of Atholl Pipe Band, sponsored by off-road driving centre Land Rover Experience Scotland, has launched an innovative and exciting new Piping and Drumming Academy to teach young people from acros Perthshire, and to provide the tuition and support for them to develop their musical skills.
The Academy aims to bring an extra 20 young people into the pipe band, starting as beginners and progressing through the tanks to eventually play at Grade One standard, supported by expert instructors at all levels.
This partnership, which began in 2018, bring together two of the most respected and professional organisations in Perthshire. The Vale of Atholl Pipers Association has existed since 1906 and has encouraged young people into piping, drumming, dancing and the arts from that time. Land Rover Experience Scotland in the country's leading specialist off-road driving centre and is located near Dunkeld, in the heart of Highland Perthshire.