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Brian McCue

Snare Drum


Aurora, ON


Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


In-person, Online


Solo Lessons, Workshops



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<li><p class="font_8">Former professional percussionist with Orchestra London</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Grade 1 band experience under Drew Duthart with the Toronto Police Pipe Band.</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Lead drummer Toronto Police Pipe Band grade 2 and grade 3</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Certified PPBSO drumming Judge</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Holds a Masters Degree in music (percussion) from McGill University</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Full time professional drumming instructor at St. Andrew's College in Aurora Ontario</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Has contributed to the development of the Cadet Pipe Band Training program and has 33 years experience as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces.</p></li>
<p class="font_8">Scope of Practice:</p>
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<li><p class="font_8">Primarily teaches at St. Andrew's College</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Teaches individuals and does workshops</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Teaches in person and online</p></li>


Brian McCue brings a broad spectrum of percussion experience to the pipe band world. His musical training includes a Master’s Degree in Music from McGill University and an Artists Diploma from the Banff Centre for the Arts.

As a pipe band drummer, he performed with the Toronto Police Gr 1 Pipe Band under Lead Drummer Drew Duthart in the early 1990’s before taking over the reins as lead drummer of their Grade 2 band. After a brief hiatus to begin judging duties with the PPBSO, he returned to the Toronto Police to lead their Grade 3 drum corps until 2011.

Since 1999, Brian has been the Pipe Band Drumming Instructor at St. Andrew’s College. Brian McCue also has extensive knowledge of the military and Cadet pipe band training systems as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 33 years.

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