Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer scholarships? 
The CT Piping and Drumming Workshop exists under the auspices of the St. Andrews Society of CT, and they award scholarships each year. 
Can I attend the workshop for just one day? 
Yes, you can attend for Saturday or Sunday only. 
Help! I'm not sure which classes to take! 
If you're not sure which level of class is best, or which classes will be most beneficial for you, feel free to send an email ahead of time at, or ask one of the workshop organizers at the registration table. We are happy to help!
What should I bring to the workshop? 
Bring your drum pad/practice chanter, as well as your pipes/drum. You may also wish to bring along something to take notes with. The high school has water bottle refilling stations so you may wish to bring your own water bottle. You may also wish to bring your own snacks and lunch. 
What are the food options during the workshop? 
In the morning, workshop participants are welcome to enjoy complimentary coffee and donuts. For lunches, the Gatehouse Tavern will be selling sandwiches, chips, and soda/water for $7. You can put in your order when you register for the workshop, or put in an order the morning of the workshop. The high school has some vending machines. Otherwise, you are welcome to bring your own food/snacks. There is also a Subway across the street from the high school. The Mystic Big Y grocery store is an 11 minute drive away from the school, and they have some prepared options. There is also a Stop & Shop grocery store near La Quinta Inn & Suites with some prepared options. 
Where do I park during the workshop? 
Stonington High School has ample parking. Park for the workshop in the lot to the left of the building​. 
Can I buy extra tickets to the instructor recital? 
Yes, the general public is heartily welcomed to attend the instructor recital! Tickets are available at the door for $15 each, cash only.  

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