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The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada

619 Water St E, Summerside, Prince Edward Island C1N 4H8, Canada
+1 902-436-5377
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An Island Musical Treasure!

This season’s main show, “Great Scot!”, is an excellent Celtic musical experience full of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lm077
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Toronto, Canada
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Amazing

Broadway caliber talent in an amazing display of musical talent! Bagpipes, drums, violin, step... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
NorthfordBill
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Northford, Connecticut
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“highland storm” (62 reviews)
“step dancing” (13 reviews)
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619 Water St E, Summerside, Prince Edward Island C1N 4H8, Canada
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+1 902-436-5377
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"toe tapping"
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"world class"
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"nice gift shop"
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"front row"
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"bagpipe music"
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"beautiful voice"
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"worth the price"
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"great night"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This season’s main show, “Great Scot!”, is an excellent Celtic musical experience full of interesting Scottish history, bagpipes, step dancing, drumming, singing and more. Included in your ticket purchase is an afternoon short program - an intimate talent demonstration given to small groups by students...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Broadway caliber talent in an amazing display of musical talent! Bagpipes, drums, violin, step dancing and acting! Beautiful new theater, reasonably priced and well worth the trip!! Only College of its type in North America. Not to be missed!!

Thank NorthfordBill
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for only a day and went to see one of their short programs, these consist of a thirty minute program, with time for questions. Your performers are all students and consist of a piper, dancer, and a snare drum. All of our...More

Thank Charles H
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the wonderful comments. I am glad you enjoyed the mini concert and I hope you stop by again next time you visit the Island.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second week of piping instruction at the College. Once again James and Kylie were amazing and if you are thinking of taking lessons in piping, drumming or dance i would highly recommend the College. All of the staff are well qualified and...More

Thank DavidS70
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you so much for the wonderful review. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your piping lessons, James and Kylie are truly great instructors. We are very excited about our new theater and our brand new show Great Scot! I hope you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we enjoyed the mini concert, it was only 20 minutes long and was way too loud for the small indoor space. Wish it could be longer, held outside, or held in their brand new theatre. The pros were the clear demonstrations of highland piping,...More

Thank LindaLou1954
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback on the mini concert. We appreciate your suggestions and compliments. I apologize that the mini concert wasn’t the full 30 minutes. Last week was the first week of mini concerts and they have since perfected the timing for the second...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful staff! Very welcoming too. Enjoyed listening to rehearsals! Great to see a mix of ages with the musicians, pipers and the drummers. They have a small gift shop at the front with many Celtic items. Cant wait to return

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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed the rehearsal, hopefully you can make it back to see Great Scot! when it is running.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were welcomed to the College of Piping by the Director & 2 colleagues. We learned about bagpipes, step dancing, & drumming.

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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the College of Piping. I hope you enjoyed your experience and come back to visit soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for something to do through the summer, check out their Summer Concert Series! Always a top notch performance from these highly talented international competitors.

Thank Lee C
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words.We are so excited for the start of our summer show Great Scot! I hope you are able to stop by during the summer and see the show.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We had heard about this college and it was highly recommended for us to visit. We are so glad we did. Very interesting gift shop and great staff. They are doing a great job at making a difference in a very good way with our...More

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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for visiting the College of Piping and for the wonderful review. We hope you come back and visit the College soon.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I have been fascinated with the bagpipes since I was a little girl. I had visited The College of Piping a few years back and told myself I would come back, at some point, to start my lessons. After being downsized out of my job...More

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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Oh my gosh! Thank you so much! I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here at the College and PEI. One of my favorite parts of the summer is meeting people from all over. It was wonderful meeting you I hope you...More

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rananewby
9 July 2018|
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Response from Collegestaff | Property representative |
Good morning Nancy, Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately the performances all run during the summer and are finished the end of August. The regular school year will have started again, there might be band practice the... More
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rbnmimern
14 September 2016|
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Response from Andy M | Reviewed this property |
I got the info on the website. I would call them to confirm though as they changed the time on us (which worked to our favour) but hate to miss out. I bet fall is less frequent.
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rbnmimern
14 September 2016|
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Response from Bruce F | Reviewed this property |
The performance we attended was called "Celtic Storm" and is only performed during the summer months. It was over at the end of August. Your best bet would be to check their website to see if they perform during the school... More
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