The Pipes & Drums of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division One, has been
in existence for over 35 years. It began in the Monroe, NY area in 1976 by a handful
of pipers. It has now grown to over 40 members, along with a number of students.
The piping students are now being taught by the one and only Jim Kelly (our former
Pipe Major); many of our current pipers were taught by the late Bill Spencer. The
snare drummers are taught by John Mollahan, while the tenor drummers are taught
by Tenor Sergeant Kathryn Collins.
Tom Fleming is our current Pipe Major; Bill Hawkens our Pipe Sergeant. Chris
O'Canonico is our Drum Sergeant and Drum Major is the one and only Seamus
Please check the rest of our website for more information about the band. The Band
is available for parades, weddings, funerals and parties.
** If you are interested in joining the band, please contact our Pipe Major Tom Fleming or
Band Manager Mike Flannery (see "Contacts" page. ) We are always looking for new
|Orange County AOH Division 1
Pipes & Drums
Wednesday, August 1, 2012