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Doug Stronach

Snare Drum



Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner




Solo Lessons, Band Instruction, Clinics, Workshops


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<li><p class="font_8">Grade 1 leading drummer and corps drummer</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Certified judge</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Certified PDQB Assessor and instructor</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Over 30 years teaching experience</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Authored instruction books on pipe band drumming</p></li>
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<li><p class="font_8">Online solo and group lessons from beginner to advanced</p></li>
<li><p class="font_8">Online and in-person workshops and band sessions</p></li>


Doug Stronach is one of North America’s top pipe band players and educators. He is a World Junior Solo Snare Drum Champion, winner of the Scottish, British and European Championships, as well as top-six World Championship finishes with bands both in Scotland and Canada. He was the leading drummer of the Toronto Police and Peel Regional Police Pipe Bands with multiple Grade 1 North American Drum Corps Awards.  He recently retired from competition with the six-time World Champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band from Vancouver, BC. He has taught and played throughout the world including Canada, USA, South America, South Africa, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, France, Germany, Sicily and the UK and has authored five books on Pipe Band Drumming including North America’s best-selling beginner tutor book. He has taught drummers who went on to win multiple World Champion titles and is an accredited judge who holds the highest level of certificate in drumming from the combined Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, The Army School of Piping and Drumming, and the Institute of Piping, known collectively as the Piping and Drumming Qualifications Board.  He is also a qualified assessor for the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association’s Piping and Drumming Qualifications Board.

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