The Northwest Junior Pipe Band is a nonprofit organization that provides an alternative music experience for kids age 8 to 18. The band is based in Shoreline (North Seattle, WA) and is open to any young person in the Puget Sound region interested in Scottish piping or drumming.
The NWJPB is a competition and performance-oriented pipe band, traveling each summer to Scottish Highland Games, competing against other bands and playing for the thousands of people who attend these events. The band also performs at a variety of festivals, parades and private events throughout the year.
The band is currently entirely volunteer-run and most of our resources come from relatively low dues (currently $20.00 per month) and payments for performances to support the instruments, uniforms, reeds, drum heads and other needs of the band.
We are committed to nurturing the values of dedication, practice, teamwork, respect, responsibility, community service and tradition - always in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Each year we donate several performances to a variety of causes. Band members can earn valuable community service hours for school in this way, as well as a great sense of satisfaction.
This year, we're implementing an ambitious new scholarship program to allow interested youth with financial needs to make more rapid progress in the band and get one on one music instruction funded by the organization. We also hold weekly band practices and music lessons for our members.
The Northwest Junior Pipe Band is a nonprofit organization that provides an alternative music experience for kids age 8 to 18. The band is based in Shoreline (North Seattle, WA) and is open to any young person in the Puget Sound region…