Feb 2014:  Unlike Ontario, the pipe band season is warming up and many bands are getting ready for the contest season.  Lots of great solo and band performances to check out starting at the Indoor Games in Toronto on April 19th.  It’s also the time of year to get that new artwork on your bass drum. Nothing advertises more cheaply for your band than a stunning bass head logo.  Email for a quote today.

Jan 2014:  Happy New Year to all.  While in the deep freeze here in Ontario I thought I’d add some warmth by handing out via my Facebook page a version of the classic Salute to Max Rayne Fanfare by Alex Duthart.  If you want a copy, just hit friend on my Facebook page (there’s a link on my Contact page here) and scroll down the list of status updates to grab your free copy.  Stay warm!

Dec 2013:  A Happy Christmas and New Year to all customers and students. The store will be closing for Christmas holidays from Dec 20 to Jan 2, 2014.  All online orders placed within that time will be mailed on or shortly after Jan 2.

November 2013:  Paris Port Dover Pipe Band is holding their annual Fall Fusion Workshop on November 9th in Brantford, Ontario.  All levels,bands and abilities welcome.  Visit the website here to sign up for this one day workshop and get a head start on your practice season.

October 2013:  A new batch of DS1 snare sticks are now ready for sale.  Special pricing exists for a limited time only.

September 2013:  Fall sale on at  Most items on sale, including Andante Drums.  Call or email for your quote.

A new batch of DS1 Snare Sticks is in production and will be ready for mid-october.  Orders for specific weights can be made now while sale prices last.

April 2013:  Doug promotes and sells Andante Next Generation Snare Drums and Andante Pro Series Tenor and Bass.

Doug first played Andante Drums when he led the Toronto Police Pipe Band Drum Corps, and again during the development of the new Andante Next Generation Drum with The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band.

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Visit the new and improved Andante website for more information or click here for videos and product information on this site.  You can email Doug for latest pricing and additional info through his contact page.