Mercer University Pipes & Drums
Information for Beginners
Webmaster: Luis Morales
Beginners meet from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Take I 75 to Mercer University Drive (exit 163) going east. Turn left onto College Street and go to the first stop sign which is Prince Street, turn left. Willet Science Center will be on your right, continue to the parking lot at the rear of the building; entrance is in the front. Learning the bagpipe will require an initial outlay of approximately $75-100 for a practice chanter and book which are yours to keep. Learning to drum requires an initial outlay of under $50 for a drum pad and drumsticks which are yours to keep. Lessons are free of charge. We expect students to arrive on time with their practice gear, book and a positive attitude! We encourage students to attend as many lessons as possible and commit themselves to regular practice. All new students are welcome to attend parades and competitions as spectators and at an appropriate time will be invited to participate. Contact Information Contact Rodney at 478-396-0510 or Scott at 478-918- 6146 for more information.