The Official Pipe and Drum Band of the Northeast Florida Highland Games
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Your favorite Bagpipe Band in Orange Park and Jacksonville, FL. Serving Clay, Duval, St. Johns and Alachua Counties

About our group

The First Coast Highlanders is a Scottish Highland Bagpipe and Drum band based in Clay County Florida.  Bagpipe bands have a rich heritage and have long been associated with Police, Fire Departments and Military Units throughout the world.

First Coast Highlanders was formed in 2016 and is Clay County's premier bagpipe band. It is a Schedule 501C(3) non-profit corporation and accepts 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.

First Coast Highlanders is the host band for the Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games and Festival. We participate in many community events, church services and parades and are associated with other non-profit organizations that are affiliated with the military such as, Honor Guard, Segway for Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project.

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.

Everyone is welcome, please, come join us.

Board of directors 2019

Executive Board Advisor: Gayward Hendry

President: Evan Brown

Business Manager: Art Tenney

Vice President: Scott Young

Secretary: Danise Young

Treasurer: Will Wheeler

Member at Large: Greg McClelland

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

(904)  588-2600



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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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