The 8th Annual CoP Winter School
Homburg, Saarland, Germany
February 9th – 15th, 2014
The Eighth Annual College of Piping Winter School will be held at the Jugendherberge (youth hostel) in Homburg in Saarland, Germany, from February 9th – 16th 2014. We are opening registration earlier than usual to give as many pipers, drummers and drum majors as possible the chance of attending. The huge success of last year’s school means that places will be at a premium so our advice is to sign up as soon as you can.
The full price is £415 per person (€485 approx.), based on four people sharing a bunk room. A limited number of double rooms are available at £450 (€525 approx.). Non-residential fee for the week is £335 (€400 approx.). Anyone with special requirement should email Margaret Maxwell in the CoP office firstname.lastname@example.org
Prices include meals, tuition and accommodation (where applicable) and a tutor book or collection of music of choice. Students can pay by bank transfer in euros (please email Margaret first), or Paypal or credit card via the secure online CoP Shop. For four berth rooms a deposit of £100 (€120 approx.) guarantees your place and the balance should be paid by January 10, 2014. For double rooms deposits are £200 and the balance due by Novermber 30 2013. Please note double rooms with be allocated on a fisrt come first served basis. Deposits are non-refundable. Places will be limited to 70 for pipers and unlimited for drummers (bass, tenor, side) and drum majors.
The closing concert and certificates ceremony will take place in the Jugenherberge on Saturday, February 24th. The concert will be open to family, friends and townspeople. We will have a parade in the town to advertise the show. All other arrangements for the school will be as before with top instructors at all levels. We will again offer the PDQB/SQA exams but also our in house College of Piping examinations. If you would like to learn more or have difficulty reading this please email Principal Robert Wallace. See you all in Homburg! Sign up now and be part of another great week.