The Sir James McDonald Pipe Band was a youth bagpipe band from Portland, Oregon which was in operation from 1993 through 2014. Originally founded under the name of the Oregon Pipers' Society Junior Pipe Band, it was founded by a staff on instructors from the Portland Metro Area; Jeff Brewer, Robbi Brewer, Mark Tomasetti, and Joseph Hewitt. The band traveled to Scotland four times during its existence in 2001, 2003, 2006, and finally in 2014, as well as traveling to competitions and performances in Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon, Washington, California, and New York City.
The Sir James McDonald Pipe Band was formed under the name of the Oregon Pipers' Society Junior Pipe Band in 1993. In 2006 the band was upgraded to Grade III.
Band Facts Edit
The SJMPB had two different tartans throughout its existence - Modern Douglas until 2004, and Modern McDonald from 2004 through 2014.