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Iain Lang

Celtic Bagpipes from Brampton, ON - Will travel up to 100 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2009
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$250 - $400 per event
I have been playing the Great Highland Bagpipes since 1977.
I competed in solo piping events from 1978 to 1999 last competing at the grade one level.

I have been a member of the 48th Highlanders of Canada Pipes and Drums since 1982. I am currently the Pipe Major.

I have passed all of the piping courses in the Canadian Forces giving me the qualifications for the rank of Chief Warrant Officer. I now hold the rank of Master Warrant Officer in the 48th Highlanders of Canada Pipes and Drums. I have spent three summers (1993, 94, 95) as a piper with the Band of the Ceremonial Guard, Ottawa.

I have been employed on staff at the Canadian Forces Music Centre Detachment Borden on Canadian Forces Base Borden (CFMusC Borden).

Experience:
Pipes and Drums of the 48th Highlanders of Canada
September 1981 to Present
Primary Reserves, Department of National Defence
Master Warrant Officer, Piper Major
* Volunteer Member of the Pipes and Drums for six years, September 1981 until January 1987.
* Joined the Primary Reserves as a member of the 48th Highlanders of Canada in January 1987.
* Completed all trade tests available for a piper in the Canadian Militia.
* Promoted to Master Warrant Officer in 1 October of 2004.
* Played with the contest band in grades II and I.
* Currently second-in-command of the pipe corps.

Canadian Forces Music Centre Detachment Borden, Department of National Defence
February 1996 to September 2000
Bagpipe Instructor and Base Pipe Band member
* Instructor for the Regular Force Pipe Major/Drum Instructors Course,
* Instructor for primary reserve musician summer training.
* Performed individually and as a member and Pipe Sergeant of the CFB Borden Pipes and Drums for various base functions.
* Directly Responsible to Senior Pipe Major of the Canadian Forces.

Ceremonial Guard, Department of National Defence
June to September 1993, 1995, and 1995
Section Commander/Piper
* Section Commander responsible for eight musicians' welfare, training, drill and discipline.
* Responsibilities also included acting as Group Sergeant responsible for 1/3 of the band.
* A secondary duty was acting as second in command of the pipes corps on a regular basis. This required teaching music and ensuring proper drill and discipline of the pipe corps as well as tuning the pipes and commanding the corps on parade.
* Participated in the Trooping the Colour Parade every year as a member of the band.
* Performed both as a member of a 100-piece brass-reed band Changing of the Guard Ceremony on Parliament Hill
* Performed as a soloist for the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Rideau Hall, The residence of the Governor General of Canada
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2009
Oct
25
Roy Thomson Hall - RCMI Concert
Toronto, ON
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
2009
Oct
17
CMA Graduation Habour Castle Ballroom
Toronto, ON
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2009
Oct
3
48th Highrs Sgts & WOs Mess Dinner
Toronto, ON
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
2009
Sep
20
Guelph Scottish Festival
Guelph, ON
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
2009
Aug
22
CNE Tattoo
Toronto, ON
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2009
Aug
22
Warriors Day Parade and Tattoo
Toronto, ON
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Please note Iain Lang will also travel to Springbrook, Norval, Georgetown, Cheltenham, Hornby, Terra Cotta, Etobicoke, Inglewood, Limehouse, Woodbridge, Ballinafad, Kleinburg, Milton, Weston, Bolton, Caledon, Caledon East, Belfountain, Acton, Churchill.
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