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Check out CYPB in the News

October 2022

Young Bagpipers Work to Preserve Musical Culture



News story on the Colorado Youth Pipe Band and the role it plays in preserving the art form of bagpiping. 

October 2022

Playing It Forward

CHEC Homeschool Update 


Article about the role that the Colorado Youth Pipe Band has played in the Palmer family's approach to homeschooling. 

October 2022

Meet Carson McConnell 

Cherry Hills Village Stroll 


Article about CYPB bagpiper, Carson McConnell and his experience with the Colorado Youth Pipe Band. 

June 30, 2022

He Wanted to Learn the Bagpipes

Washington Park Profile


Colorado Community Media Reporter, Christy Steadman, article about the Colorado Youth Pipe Band. The article features information from interviews with band musicians, instructors, parents and directors. 

April 2, 2022

Kids Spread Cheer to Recently Hospitalized Neighbor

Denver Channel 7 News 


CYPB band members and siblings, Aiden, Zivah, Uri and Zoey share their piping, drumming and Highland Dance talents with a neighbor in need of some good cheer. 

April 7, 2020

Mead teenager uses bagpipes to create solidarity amid separation

Longmont Times-Call

CYPB member, Ashton, plays his bagpipes around Mead, Colorado, during the COVID-19 shutdown as part of a movement to uplift the community. 

March 20, 2020

Bagpipes: A Sound That Draws You In

Northeast Denver Front Porch

The Colorado Youth Pipe Band members get ready for St. Patrick's Day festivities in Metro Denver. 

October 5, 2015

Metro Area Youths Keep Scottish Culture Alive

Golden Transcript

Colorado Community Media Reporter, Christy Steadman, article about Colorado Youth Pipe band competitions and upcoming Ceilidh.  

March 13, 2012

Bagpipe band a noteworthy nod to Scottish arts’ staying power

Denver Post 

The Colorado Youth Pipe Band members prepare for a busy St. Patrick's Day weekend. 

April 28, 2009

Kids In Kilts

This documentary by CYPB Alumnus Leigh Cousins, Andrew Crighton and Ryan Ovadia gives a bit of insight into an outstanding youth organization: The Colorado Youth Pipe Band (CYPB) is a youth bagpipe band of kids under the age of 18 in Denver, Colorado. The organization was founded in 1989 and teaches the art of Highland dance, drumming, and bagpiping. 

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