Category: Immediate

Victorian Solo Drumming Championships 2018

Congratulations to all winners at today’s solo drumming championships at Scotch College. We thank all participants who helped make this a great day of drumming. Thank you also to our judges Dean Hall and Andrew Womersley and to Scotch College

Band Ensemble Presentation

As per the recent invitation to bands and members, Pipe Bands Vic is pleased to advise there has been significant uptake in the invitation to the music leaders of bands to attend a presentation of ‘Ensemble’ being held at the

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

Pipe Bands Victoria is extremely pleased to congratulate Anthony Sell OAM and Donald Blair OAM who have made significant and life long contributions to pipe bands and Scottish culture in Victoria and also had an impact throughout Australia. We also

PBV Ensemble Presentation for Bands

Pipe Bands Vic cordially invites the music leaders of your band to attend a presentation of ‘Ensemble’ being held at the Maroondah Club on Sunday 17 June at 1:00pm prior to the Branch Council meeting. This presentation is not only

Victorian Pipe Band Championships 2018 (Geelong) – Results

Please see attached the results from the Victorian Pipe Band Championships held yesterday at Geelong in difficult weather conditions. PBV would also like to thank the promoter for their hospitality for all the adjudicators, and their efforts to ensure the

Ballarat Contest Draw – Mk7B (Updated)

Please see attached the updated (Version 7B) contest draw for the Ballarat Highland Gathering on 25 February 2018. There is no significant change from previously published Version 7, except minor amendments to the appended notes. Bands are requested to note

February State & Branch Council Meetings – CANCELLED

The February meeting for Pipe Bands Victoria and the VHPBA Inc. scheduled for Sunday 4 February 2018 has been cancelled. Minutes from the December meeting and current financial reports will be circulated to Councillors and Band Secretaries in the near

Daylesford Highland Gathering – CANCELLED

Pipe Bands Victoria has just received advice from the Daylesford Highland Gathering that the entire gathering scheduled for Saturday 2 December 2017 has been cancelled. The promoter apologises for any inconvenience, but due to severe weather forecasts and in the

Daylesford Highland Gathering Arrangements

Due to the recent imminent weather forecast for inclement weather, in consultation with the Daylesford Highland Gathering, a contingency has been put in place to ensure the safety and comfort of all participants. Please refer to the attached memo for

Victorian Youth Pipe Band | Update & Briefing of new structure

Pipe Majors, Drum Sergeants, Drum Majosr (or other representative) of each Victorian band are invited to attend a brief meeting during the lunch break at the Daylesford Highland Gathering. The meeting will be held at, or adjacent to the Scorers’