Balmoral Classic 2017 - November 17-18

11th Annual Balmoral Classic

featuring Competition * Celebration * Concert

November 17-18, 2017  *  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


The Balmoral Classic Concert featuring             

     Alasdair Fraser

and Natalie Haas 

  Scottish fiddle music of unrivalled beauty, eloquence and passion


Saturday evening, November 18, 2017, 8 PM

Central Catholic High School's McGonigle Theater

Pittsburgh (Oakland), PA

Tickets on sale!

General Admission:  $27 Advance / $35 Door

Students w/ID | Seniors 65+:  $15 


Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas



Home to the

US Junior Solo Bagpiping

& Solo Snare Drumming

Championship Competition

to be held on

November 18, 2017 

Central Catholic High School

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Now in its 11th year, the annual competition attracts the best young pipers & drummers to Pittsburgh to compete in the only junior solo championship in the USA.


Kolya Sier 2016 Classic Piping Champion

Balmoral Classic 2016 MSR and Overall Piping Champion,    Kolya Sier, Gilman, Illinois;  with SL4 Duncan MacRae Bagpipe, engraved alloy ferules and imitation ivory projection mounts, plus bagpipe case

(donated by McCallum Bagpipes);

Mark McClennan 2016 Classic Piobaireachd Winner

Piobaireachd Piping Champion, Mark McClennan, Guelph, Ontario;  with DN2E Bagpipe with Runic design and aged imitation ivory projecting mounts (donated by David Naill & Co., Ltd.);

Blair Beaton, Scotia, New York; with Premier HTS-800 snare drum (donated by Henderson Imports)

Blair Beaton 2016 Classic Snare Drumming Winner


The Gathering

A Celebration of Bagpiping & Drumming

Friday evening, November 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Location and details to be announced - stay tuned!

Music * Food * Silent Auction * Cash Bar