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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

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

Victorian Youth Pipe Band Newsletter

Please find attached the new online application form for the Victorian Youth Pipe band and newsletter 1 & 2 detailing updates for applicants. Further information can be obtained by emailing the secretary at, or by directly contacting Scott Nicolson

Access Parts Aggregate Trophies 2018

Chris Hosking of Access Parts Pty Ltd sponsors a number of annual aggregate trophies for pipe bands. We thank Chris for his continued dedication and support of bands, and are pleased to advise the winners of the trophies for 2018