Laurentian University
Pipe Band (LUPB)

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Welcome new members :D

The LUPB's Annual General Meeting

To occur September 28th, 2014 at 19h on the third floor of the School of Education at Laurentian University.  This will be facilitated by the current Band Manager (David Young).


Conclusion of business from the 2013/14 season and the start of the 2014/15 season!  This will include an election of a new executive council.


Stay tuned.

Welcome to all those who came out to the LUPB's open house September 7th!  We look forward to learning together moving into the 2014/2015 season!

The band continues to have an open door policy for anyone who would like to come and see what the band has to offer.  Musicians and dancers always welcome at room 310 of the school of education!

The LUPB leading the 2014 ALS Walk at Delki Dozzy in Sudbury

Derek, David, and Raymond Young (right-left) with the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien; following the retirement celebration for his wife, former LU Chancellor Aline Chrétien

Our annual events:

  • CIBC Run for the Cure
  • Laurentian University
    • Spring Convocation
    • Fall Convocation
    • Northern Ontario Medical School Graduation
  • Rememberance Day
    • Sudbury
    • Espanola
  • Burns' Concert
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Tartan Day
  • Gutsy Walk for Crohn's and Colitis
  • ALS Walk
  • Opening of Sudbury's Farmer's Market
  • Greater Sudbury Police Pipe Band Invitational Competition
  • Hike for Hospice
  • Greater Sudbury Celtic Festival and Highland Games
  • Massey Fair

The Laurentian University Pipe Band is affiliated with the Office of the President of Laurentian University.

Hire the LUPB for your function!

Need a bagpiper for your upcoming function?  The LUPB endeavours to tailor to every need!  Have a tune in mind?  See if it's included in our repertoire!


*Early correspondence is encouraged as our members are volunteers and have to adjust their schedules accordingly.*

New members welcome!

Want to join the LUPB? Students, alumni and community members of any proficiency are welcome.

school of education, laurentian university, sudbury, ON

Practices are Sunday nights at Laurentian University's School of Education from 7-9 PM

Pipe Major Derek Young and singer/songwriter Bruce Cockburn receiving his honorary doctorate at Laurentian University Convocation 2014