Rhys O’Higgins is a piper from Madison, Wisconsin. He learned to play from his father in 2013 at the age of twelve and started playing with Madison Pipes and Drums the following year. He started competing in solos as a Junior Novice in 2015, and in 2016 went on to win Midwest Pipe Band Association Champion Supreme in Grade 4 light music. Rhys’s success continued winning Champion Supreme in both light music and piobaireachd in grade 3 for 2017 and again for Grade 2 light music in 2018. He joined the City of Chicago Pipe Band in the fall of 2017 and is still an active member of Madison Pipes and Drums.