Mercer University hosts the Pipes and Drums web site pursuant to the hosting policies and procedures adopted by the University. The Pipes and Drums is a student activity, and does not constitute an official unit of the Corporation of Mercer University.
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The background features the Nicolson tartan, in honor of the generosity of the Nicholson family to Mercer University. The tune is a line from MacKintoshs Lament, as performed by Scott Leslie, with his kind permission.
Left to right, standing: Ken Linnell - Drum Major, Charles Carter, Pete Kiernan, Sarah Dessart, Gary Livesay - Pipe Major, John Cavender, Doug Steeples, Russell Lewis, Charlie Wallace, pipers.
Front, kneeling: Cal Carter, Darren Layfield, Frank Dane, Elizabeth Smith, Karen Wallace, drummers.
Photo taken April 6, 2000, at Culloden, Georgia.
The Mercer University Pipes & Drums exists to:
- improve the performance standard of pipers and drummers both as individuals and as an ensemble;
- provide instruction to all persons interested in joining the Pipes and Drums;
- represent Mercer University in the presentation of pipe music and pipe band performance; and
- build a corps of musicians capable of competitive regrading to higher levels.