Steven McWhirter lead snare drum tutor
Steven McWhirter will be lead snare drum tutor at Pipe Bands Austyralia's 2017 Summer School 15-20 January in Melbourne.
Steven McWhirter is a native of Northern Ireland and now resides in Falkirk, He has won the Adult World Solo Drumming Championships on six occasions, including last October, and is a full time drumming instructor with the Edinburgh Academy & Dollar Academy Pipe Bands. Since he took over the leadership of the Inveraray and District Pipe Band its drum corps has steadily risen to become one of the top drum corps in the world. Currently the 2016 British and European Champion's. Between the years of 2002–2008 he travelled from his home in Northern Ireland to compete, teach and perform with SFU in British Columbia, Canada. During his time in SFU Steven won the North American Pipe Band Championships (2002), World Pipe Band Championships (2008) and the World Pipe Band Drumming Championships (2004 & 2008).