plural noun: bagpipes
a musical instrument with reed pipes that are sounded by the pressure of wind emitted from a bag squeezed by the player’s arm. Bagpipes are associated especially with Scotland, but are also used in folk music in Ireland, Northumberland, and France.That is the technical definition of a set of bag pipes. Here at 570 Squadron, our definition is the heart and soul of our parade square. Our band here is a P&D band, or a pipes and drums band. Practice is Tuesday nights at the Armory, the best part is, if you’ve never touched a drum stick or seen a set of pipes in your life, you can start now! Beginners are always welcome!