Piping Instructor Matt Pantaleoni is a piping instructor in St. Louis, Missouri and spends a part of each summer in the Highland games circuit in Scotland. Starting in 1997, he studied primarily with the late P/M Alasdair Gillies (Queen’s Own Highlanders/The Highlanders) and Jimmy McIntosh. As an amateur, he won the U.S Piping Foundation championship in 2001 and 2002 and took prizes in both the George Sherriff and Nicol-Brown invitationals. He has won multiple prizes at the Dunvegan Medal (Skye) and Braemar Gold Medal piobaireachd competitions in Scotland. His pupils have achieved great competitive success in North America.