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The BC Pipers’ Association is proud to announce that the 2022 Boney Music Memorial Invitational Competition and Recital is back this year, live, on Saturday May 14, 2022, and everyone is invited.

Jori Chisholm is a piper, composer, teacher, and inventor who lives in Seattle, Washington, USA. Jori is a long-time member of the B.C. Pipers Association and multiple-time winner of the Open Solo Piping Grand Aggregate. 

Jori is a successful solo competitor winning prizes including the Boney Invitational, B.C. Piper’s Annual Gathering Open Solo Piping Aggregate, United States Gold Medal for Piobaireachd four times and many top awards in Scotland at the Argyllshire Gathering, Northern Meeting, Cowal Highland Gathering, Royal Braemar Gathering, and other competitions.

Jori was a member of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band for 19 years and played with the band when they won the World Pipe Championships three times.

This event celebrates the memory of Andrew Bonar, a great BC piper, while raising funds, in his name, for brain cancer research in BC. Join the BCPA at the Scottish Cultural Centre in Vancouver for this social event, open to all. This will be one of the first public gathering of pipers in almost two years.

This year’s participants will be Alan Bevan, Jori Chisholm, Gordon Conn, Zephan Knichel and Alastair Lee. There will be a special performance by Cameron Bonar.

Join us at the Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson Street, Vancouver. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. Performances begin at 7:00 pm. Highland Dress is welcome. There will be a liquor service. Livestreaming will also be available on the BC Pipers’ Association Facebook page.

This event is free, however BCPA will be accepting donations online for the BC Cancer Foundation. Canadian charitable tax receipts will be issued for donations of $20 or more. Click HERE to donate.

Thank you for supporting the BC Pipers’ Association as we continue “Inspiring Piping to Conquer Cancer”.

Please check out our Boney Music Memorial Invitational page for details.

Andrew Bonar receiving Life Membership in BCPA, with Terry Lee and Rob MacNeil, ScotFestBC 2017