Pikes Peak Highlanders

Pipes and Drums

Andra Stoller, Pipe Major
Jody Manford, Drum Major
Michael Bourda, Drum Sergeant
Dale Kuykendall, President

About

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 almost 30 years.

Music leadership
Andra Stoller, Pipe Major
Jody Manford, Drum Major
David Carlson, Pipe Sergeant
Michael Bourda, Drum Sergeant

Administrative leadership
Dale Kuykendall, President, Band Manager, and Drum Corporal
Nathan Willers, Vice President and Pipe Lance Corporal
Bill Wall, Treasurer
Patrick Moylan, Secretary
Brian Ferguson, Member Representative
William Kirby, Color Guard Sergeant

Pipes and Drums at the 2014 Colorado Springs St. Patrick's Day parade.

Pipes and Drums at the 2014 Colorado Springs St. Patrick's Day parade.

Our Uniforms
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.

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