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SWCPDD 2019 – Warrnambool April 13, 14 & 15

On behalf of Warrnambool Pipe Band, please find attached the enrolment forms for the 2019 South West Coast Piper Drummer Dancer Workshops. We note that there are three registration forms as follows: • Pipers and Drummers • Drum Majors •

Australia Day Honours 2019

Pipe Bands Victoria is extremely pleased to congratulate Dr John Menzies OAM who has made a significant and life long contribution to the communities of south-west Victoria. He is also a member of the Robert Burns Festival organising committee, the

Victorian Youth Pipe Band | Belfast Tattoo Preparations Continue

Well done to our Victorian Youth Pipe Band on a fantastic weekend of piping and drumming. The band has just completed a very successful and rewarding weekend or rehearsal culminating in a very polished evening performance at the Maryborough Highland

Brett Staley wins Peter Clohesy Award

At Daylesford Highland Gathering on 1 December, Brett Staley was announced as the 2018 recipient of the Peter Clohesy Memorial Shield for services to highland drumming. Brett has played drums throughout much of his life, including City of Melbourne, Geelong

VYPB Tutor Appointments

Pipe Bands Victoria is pleased to announce that the two female tutors that will accompany the Victorian Youth Pipe Band to Belfast have been selected and accepted their appointments. We welcome Merran Moir from Warrnambool and Sara Hamza from Victoria

Vale David Ramsay

It is with sadness we acknowledge the sudden passing of David Ramsay. David ran the Scottish Shop “Celtic Affairs” with his wife Anne and other family members. David was a quiet achiever and supporter of bands and highland activities and

Vale Stuart Evans (Updated)

Stuart Evans, a stalwart of the City of Melbourne Pipe Band has suddenly passed away after a short battle with cancer. We extend our deepest condolences to Stuart’s family, and the members of the City of Melbourne Pipe Band. Stuart

Victorian Youth Pipe Band | EOI Belfast Tattoo Tutor/Chaperone

Expressions of interest are being sought for a female to join the upcoming Belfast International Tattoo trip in September 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for a person with the relevant skills to help showcase the Victorian Youth Pipe Band on an

Pipes & Drums Concert | Scotch College, Old Scotch & Hawthorn

The Scotch College, Hawthorn and Old Scotch Pipes and Drums bands will be performing a concert on Saturday 1st September at 7:30pm in the Geoffrey McComas Theatre at Scotch College. The concert will showcase the talents of current Scotch boys

VHPBA Pipes & Drums | NYD 2019

Please see attached a memo detailing opportunities for members of Pipe Bands Victoria to participate in another paid performance at the Maryborough Highland Gathering on New Years Day 2019. Bands and players wishing to participate in this event are requested

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