The Pikes Peak Highlanders was founded in 1985 by Royal Canadian Air Force Major Bob Tracy. The band has enjoyed a long and successful journey as a competition and performance pipe band and has provided the sounds of Great Highland Bagpipes and Scottish drums to the front range for over 30 years.
Andra Stoller, Pipe Major
Jody Manford, Drum Major
David Carlson and Nathan Willers, Pipe Sergeants
Michael Bourda, Drum Sergeant
Dale Kuykendall, President, Band Manager, and Drum Corporal
Nathan Willers, Vice President and Pipe Sergeant
Bill Wall, Treasurer
Patrick Moylan, Secretary
Brian Ferguson, Member Representative
William Kirby, Color Guard Sergeant
Mark Anderson, Quartermaster
Stewart McQuillan, Fundraising
Alec Watson, Technology Coordinator
Our pipers wear the Prince Charles Edward Stewart tartan with black doublets and drummers wear the legendary tartan of the First Battalion Black Watch with red doublets, cords, and feather bonnets. The color guard wears the Prince Charles Edward Stewart tartan with red doublets and feather bonnets. Our summer uniform consists of white short sleeve shirts with Royal Canadian epaulets and a traditional glengarry.
Western United States Pipe Band Association
We're a grade four band in the western US's premier association for pipe and drum groups. You can learn more about the Western United States Pipe Band Association here. We regularly compete in juried competitions and participate in special events and festivals.