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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

The Battle’s Over

Pipe Bands Australia is participating in the international recognition and commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice of World War 1 on Sunday 11 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Pipe Bands Victoria is encouraging all members to participate and engage in

2018 Drum Major Practical Workshop & Junior Drum Major School

Please see attached information about our next upcoming training and practical workshop for Drum Majors on Saturday 13 October. We are pleased to advise, that for the first time, Pipe Bands Victoria is offering a “Junior” Drum Major school. We

Victorian Youth Pipe Band Update

The Victorian Youth Pipe Band have sent out preliminary letters to those applicants who have applied for the Youth Band’s trip to Belfast in 2019. The first Band Camp has been organised for the 8th & 9th of September. It

Band Ensemble Rubric

Pipe Bands Victoria is pleased to promulgate the Ensemble Rubric recently presented  to band representatives. Although this document is presented for use by Grade 4 bands, several elements are pertinent to any band performance. It is hoped all bands find

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