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2018 Pipe|Drums survey : Chesney Pipe Reeds are the choice of more Grade 1 & 2 Bands than any other

Updated: Jan 12, 2019

Chesney Pipe Reeds are the Worlds No.1 choice for Grade 1 and Grade 2 Pipe Bands. The 2018 Pipes|Drums survey demonstrated that more Grade 1 and Grade 2 bands play Chesney Pipe Reeds than any other.

We are delighted to have so many bands trusting our products and are extremely proud that as well as Grade 1 & 2, Chesney Pipe reeds are the most successful reeds at the Juvenile level also having been played by the Juvenile World Champions in each of the last five years.

Added to that, the Grade 4A & Grade 4B World Champions in 2018 played Chesney Chanters & Reeds. Throughout the Grades our products are proven to help bands produce the best sounds and results.

Check out the results below.

When the survey was broken down to Grade 1 bands specifically Chesney Reeds were played by 61% of the Worlds top pipe bands.


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