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For over 25 years, the College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts has provided a world-class education to students within our community and around the world.

Building on the vision of our late founder Scott MacAulay, the College now enters into a new era of excellence. We have already raised initial funding of $2,700,000 and designed a modern facility that will provide new opportunities for enhanced learning, culture, and community.

The new Performing Arts Education Centre is equipped to facilitate the growing needs of students, faculty, and programming. Each space is carefully designed to invite hard work, inspire dedication and provide opportunity to o er more programming — and to more students — than ever before.

We invite you, our neighbors, to join us in a combined e ort of public, private and corporate partnership to make this project a reality. Let’s work together and empower generations to come. Let’s work together and build the Performing Arts and Education Centre.

Questions? Call us for more information.

Business Manager
The College of Piping and Performing Arts of Canada
619 Water Street East
Summerside, PEI C1N 4H8

Office: (902) 436-5377
Email: roger.downie@collegeofpiping.com

2018 Summer Programs

Week-long summer studies are available starting July 9th for piping and drumming. Space is limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Once we have reached that number registrations will be closed, so students are encouraged to register early. The deadline to register is one week before the chosen session begins.

Piping and Drumming:

July 9 – 13

July 16 – 20

July 23 – 27

July 30 – Aug 3

Aug 6 – 10


All levels are offered each week; the format of each week will be determined based on the levels of experience of the registrants. A typical week includes a mix of theoretical and practical instruction, practice time and space, and performance. Each class will have the opportunity to perform a mini concert for family members as well as our regular audience.

Tuition fee: $450*



Dates coming soon!


Step Dance:

Dates coming soon!

Special offer!

Introduction to dance week. Students who register for the Introduction to Dance Week will be divided by age groups. The size of each class depends on the number of registrants. Students will receive one hour of instruction per day if they sign up for one discipline, and two hours per day if they sign up for both Highland and Step Introduction.

Tuition Fee $100* for introduction to Highland or step,  and $180* for both Highland and step dance

For regular summer weeks, students will receive one hour of intensive instruction per day in a very small group setting, as well as opportunities to perform in The College’s Mini Concerts. Each class will officially perform a Friday mini concert for family members as well as our regular audience. Limited placements are available on a a first come, first served basis.

Tuition Fee $250*

Please call 902-436-5377 or email info@collegeofpiping.com for more information or to register.

*A full refund (minus a 5% service charge on all debit or credit card transactions) will be issued if students withdraw from classes.