Melbourne area | Western Vic. | Central Vic. | Gippsland
Melbourne and suburbs
We are a Victorian (Australia) based community Pipe Band - with many of our members being serving Ambulance Officers. Drawn together from all parts of the state, with the common interest of playing the pipes and drums together - with the love and enjoyment of celebrating life and our Scottish heritage.
City of Melbourne
Based in the Melbourne CBD, the band is one of Australia's oldest and most successful. Contact us for performances at corporate functions and community events, or for tuition on bagpipes or drums.
The Band has enjoyed success on the competition scene in Grade 4 without losing a sense of enjoyment. Band activities include performing throughout the Mornington Peninsula, and beyond. Available for hire for that special occasion.
A warm welcome awaits young learners and experienced players.
Haileybury Pipes and Drums was established in 1957 and is an iconic element of our school’s identity.
Our progressive school offers world class tuition in these highland instruments, including VCE studies in Bagpipes and Highland Drumming. Haileybury Pipes and Drums regularly performs at school occasions and State events. Students also have the opportunity to compete in the Victorian, National and International Pipe Band competitions. Enquiries are always welcome.
Uniform: Haileybury Tartan, cited on the Scottish Registry.
Contact: Mr Lincoln Hilton, Director.
Hawthorn Pipe Band exists to create great pipe band music in Melbourne. We value good music, mateship, respect, and striving to be the best we can be.
We were formed in 1914 and have a proud history as one of Australia’s leading pipe bands.
We are primarily focused on the musical aspect of pipe bands and aim to produce high quality, entertaining and captivating music that is a blend of traditional and contemporary styles.
Moorabbin City Pipe Band were formed in 1966 in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. The band is currently led by Pipe Major Simon Blackshaw and Leading Drummer Alexis Ferguson and competes in Grade 2.
The band wears the William Bruce Tartan specially designed in memory of long time former Pipe Major Bill Bruce.
We invite other pipe bands, pipers and drummers, to contact us in the spirit of mutual enthusiasm for piping and drumming, to share musical scores, experiences, stories and tips, and we especially welcome all old collegians and former members of the Scotch College pipe band.
Presbyterian Ladies' College
In the Senior School music students are offered a wide choice of instruments with tuition available from full-time, qualified music teachers and over 45 visiting music specialists.
Rats of Tobruk Memorial
The Rats of Tobruk Memorial Pipes and Drums was formed in 1960 as a 'Living Memorial' to the Military Units involved in the Siege of Tobruk of WWII, April to December 1941.
The Ringwood Highland Pipe Band located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne Victoria are a Traditional Pipes and Drum Pipe Band Playing at many functions, community events, marches and parades every year. If you are intersted in Bagpipes and Drums come along, learn to play at Ringwood.
The Pipes and Drums of Scotch College, Melbourne have become one of the icons of the school, beloved of whole Scotch Family. Established in 1946, the band's history over the last sixty years has been a colourful part of the school's development, and of its contribution to maintaining awareness of the Scottish contribution to our culture.
Located in Melbourne, Victoria, the Victoria Scottish Pipes & Drums (formerly Williamstown R.S.L. Pipe Band) is one of Australia's oldest and most successful pipe bands and has been in continuous operation since 1909.
Currently one of Australia's top Grade 3 bands, we are dedicated to the preservation of piping and drumming, performing both traditional and modern pipe band music.
The Watsonia RSL Pipes and Drums was formed in 1991 by a group of experienced players and since that time the band has made a name for itself as one of the most successful pipe bands in Victoria. The band is dedicated to encouraging and maintaining the craft of playing the bagpipes and the drums and performs at regular social events and functions as well as competing.
Colac and District
Local Highland Pipe Band. Available for play outs at weddings, funerals and public events.
Federation University of Australia (Ballarat)
Since 1995 the Pipe Band is fortunate to have the support of one of Australia's most progressive and exciting educational institutions. The Band works hard to promote the University of Ballarat ethos by teaching learner pipers and drummers, and is one of the few bands to boast an ability to maintain its numbers with locally taught musicians, although many experienced players have chosen to join as well.
The Geelong RSL Pipes and Drums was formed in July 2002 and is currently Geelong's only competing pipe band. The band was formed as a result of the demise of the Geelong Ladies Pipe Band due to dwindling membership, an unfortunate sign of the times!!!
Formed in 1923, the Horsham City Pipe Band continues to encourage and promote the love of pipe band music and the wearing of highland dress in the Wimmera region.
501 Mt Duneed Rd
Belmont VIC 3216
Phone: 5264 5169
Warrnambool and District
The Warrnambool and District Pipes and Drums is available for hire. Why not add that something special to your next function? You may hire the band, groups of pipers or individual musicians.
The Bendigo Highland Pipe Band has provided its services to the City of Greater Bendigo for over 75 consecutive years, and is Bendigo's longest serving pipe band.
The band regularly plays at a number of agricultural shows, parades and festivals throughout the district. We also team up with other pipe and brass bands for parades and displays such as ANZAC Day commemorative ceremonies and our annual bands' fellowship day in October each year.
Daylesford and District
D.A.D.P.A.D.I was formed in 2003 and is one of Victoria's most successful pipe bands. The band regularly appears at community events throughout Central Victoria. It also competes in Highland Gatherings around the state.
Whether you are looking for a band or solo pipers for your next function or to join a band that combined musical achievement with community service, Golden City Pipe Band Bendigo has the traditions, the skills and the music to create an enjoyable journey.
St Arnaud Norman Simpson Memorial Pipe Band
The St Arnaud (Norman Simpson Memorial) Pipe Band has continuously operated since its formation in 1949, and is celebrating its 70thAnniversary in 2019.
The band is unique in the Northern Grampians Shire and is one of very few community based bands surviving in regional Victoria outside of major regional centres.
For information, please contact Pipe Major Lin Postlethwaite.
97 Tyers St
Stratford VIC 3862
Phone: 5145 6347