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Josh "Lurch" Collins learned to play the pipes at St Thomas Episcopal High School before coming to The Citadel to play pipes and earn a degree in mathematics. He joined our band while still in college, and acted as Senior Pipe Major from 2010 to 2014, acting as a key instructor in the band both before and after. 

When he's not playing with us, he plays with the Grade 2 City of Dunedin Pipe Band in Florida, which he has helped take top placings at the North American and World Championships. 

Josh mostly likes our "Grade 6" social unit — where he and PM JD Ingraham have coordinated several trivia wins. If you see him at a gig, ask if he knows any good jokes, but be warned, they're probably only for an 18+ crowd..