Category: Uncategorized

ANZAC Day March 2018 | Melbourne

Results for 2018 ANZAC Day March through Melbourne to the Shrine of Remembrance are as follows: Juvenile Bands Haileybury Pipe Band Monivae College [ non pipe band ] PLC Pipe Band Pipe Bands Watsonia Pipe Band Old Scotch Pipe Band

Terry Tully Recital – Friday 20 April 2018

Pipe Bands Victoria is pleased to advise that the Victorian Pipers Association has a major Piping Recital being held this coming Friday 20th April, featuring one of the greatest pipers of our time, Terry Tully from Ireland. Terry Tully is

Vale Kelly Wagener

Vale Kelly Wagener 14/3/71 – 2/4/2018 It is with deep regret that Pipe Bands Victoria advise the sad passing of Kelly Wagener. Kelly was an enthusiastic and talented member of our pipe band community. Kelly started her drumming life as

Victorian Youth Pipe Band Application Form

Please find attached the new online application form for the Victorian Youth Pipe band. Further information can be obtained by emailing the secretary at, or by directly contacting Scott Nicolson (Vice Principal of Piping), or Andrew Womersley (Vice Principal

Warrnambool Workshops 2018

The 2018 annual South West Coast Piping Drumming Dancer workshop will be held from 13-15 April 2018. Terry Tully, former Pipe Major of the World Champion St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band is the key international tutor this year, and will

Donald Blair’s 80th Birthday

Donald Blair, long time Pipe Major of Warrnambool Pipe Band is turning 80. His family have requested we circulate the attached open invitation to all in the pipe band scene here in Victoria, If attending, please contact Merran Moir via

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’

Performance Opportunities for Pipers, Drummers & Drum Majors

Please refer attached memo regarding opportunities for performance. These opportunities are constantly under exploration by Pipe Bands Victoria with a view to enabling members from all bands to perform at events where their own band may not be able to

Vale Cyril (Syd) Bell

It is with deep regret we advise the sad passing of Cyril (Sid) Bell. The father of drummer and adjudicator Ian Bell, Sid was an enthusiastic drumming tutor in several bands and was responsible for teaching and inspiring some of

Matt Fraser’s Interesting People | interview with Bob Semple OAM BEM

Recent advice has been received of a fascinating interview with Pipe Bands Australia Chieftain, RJK “Bob” Semple OAM BEM. For those interested in Bob’s story, the following link is to an interview conducted earlier this year. Matt Fraser’s Interesting People