The Official Pipe and Drum Band of the Northeast Florida Highland Games
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Your favorite Bagpipe Band in Northeast Florida

About our group

The First Coast Highlanders is a Scottish Highland Bagpipe and Drum band based in Clay County Florida.

First Coast Highlanders is Clay County's premier bagpipe band formed in 2016.  Formally known as Clay County Sheriff's Office Pipe and Drum band.  We are a Schedule 501C (3) non-profit corporation accepting donations which are tax deductible.

First Coast Highlanders is a performance and entertainment bagpipe band, a teaching organization, and a cultural group. We are a community-based band and promote Celtic culture through music. Our goal is to encourage and support the Celtic culture in our community by providing instruction to anyone interested in learning the Great Highland Bagpipes and Scottish Drums. Lessons are provided free of charge to anyone willing to commit the time and self-discipline to learn.

Our band is the host band for the Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games and the Saint Augustine Celtic Festival.  We also participate in many community events and church service.  We also associate with other non-profit organizations and military organizations.

We meet for rehearsal every Thursday evening at the Orange Park Presbyterian Church located at 1905 Park Avenue, Orange Park, FL.  Lesson's starting at 5:00 pm.  Performing band members start at 6:00 pm.   IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE GIVE US A CALL.

Everyone is welcome, please, come join us.

Board of directors 2021

Executive Board Advisor: Gayward Hendry

President: Scott Young

Business Manager: Art Tenney

Vice President: John Lynch

Secretary: Danise Young

Treasurer: Will Wheeler

Member at Large: Stephen Romeo

Quartermaster: Robert Arthurs


Everyone is welcome!

When: Every Thursday

Beginner Lessons: 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Chanter and Drum Practice: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Piper Circle: 7:00 -8:30 pm


Orange Park Presbyterian Church

1905 Park Avenue

Orange Park, FL  32073



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First Coast Highlanders,       9703 NW 219th Street,    Starke, FL 32091

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(904) 368-8177

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