Kiera O’Higgins

Tenor Drummer

Kiera O’Higgins is a tenor drummer from Madison, Wisconsin. She started playing the tenor drum in late 2013. She was the 2016 MWPBA Champion Supreme in novice solo tenor and 3rd Place in Novice Tenor in her first visit to the MHAF North American Amateur Tenor Championships. Kiera was promoted to intermediate solo tenor for 2017 and subsequently took home another Champion Supreme title for the group tenor 6/8 competition. In 2018, Kiera won Champion Supreme for both intermediate solo tenor and 6/8 group tenor. She joined the Grade 3 City of Chicago Pipe Band in the fall of 2017 and serves as lead tenor while continuing to play as the lead tenor drummer of her hometown band the Grade 5 Madison Pipes and Drums.