Minnesota Pipes and Drums

A nonprofit organization

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The Minnesota Pipes and Drums is a nationally recognized traditional Scottish pipe and drum corps

Established in 1963, The Minnesota Pipes and Drums (MNPD) is a nationally recognized competition and performance bagpipe and drum corps based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Our mission is to carry on the rich history and heritage of Scottish music by performing for the community and making lessons available to all, free of charge.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we perform throughout the year at parades, concerts, and global competitions. We offer lessons to piping and drumming students of all ages and backgrounds, free of charge. 

In addition, the band provides the drama of pipes and drums for a variety of charitable organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the Minnesota Special Olympics and Serve Our Troops.

In 2019, the Grade 5 competition corps was awarded the Midwest Champions Supreme title by the Midwest Pipe Band Association, and we have leveled up to be a Grade 4 band. We are looking to continue to grow our band through our free instruction program, and we're accepting new members via audition. 

More information about our free instruction program and band activities can be found at https://www.mnpipeband.org

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Minnesota Pipes and Drums

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PO Box 19067
Minneapolis, MN 55419

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