Garrett Highlands Pipes and Drums,
originally formed in 1979, plays
regularly at local and regional
events and also is the host band for
the McHenry Highland Festival in
McHenry, Maryland. The band
practices weekly on Wednesdays and
visitors are welcome. The band also
welcomes new members and provides
instruction in both pipes and drums.
The band recruits from and serves
areas and consists
of members from Oakland, Deep Creek
Lake, Frostburg, and Cumberland,
Maryland as well as from West
Virginia and Pennsylvania.
GHPD YOUTH BAND!!!!
lessons summer, 2013.
Starting lessons in June are Alex
Michaels, Cristal Friend, Chelsea
DeBerry, Rachel Bowser, and Riley
Smith. You are encouraged to get in
touch with a bend member or join us for
a regular Wednesday evening practice to
see what is involved in learning to play
pipes or drums.
WE TEACH AND PRACTICE:
Every Wednesday night at the
Oakland Volunteer Fire Department (31
3rd Street). Lessons are offered at 6:00
before our regular band practice at
take 15 lessons, learn about marching
routines, and are assimilated by the
band when ready.
Students and parents can also be
involved in the band in other ways. We
are hoping to have enough students for a
LESSONS START: Wednesday, June 19,
6:00 at the Oakland Fire Hall.
FOR LESSONS: Lessons are free
and we have affordable rental or payment
plans for the practice instruments.
or call 301.501.0304.