Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch is committed to continual learning and will strive to run courses for member bands as long as there is interest. We are hopefull of announcing dates and details of the outreach programme soon.

In the meantime we are delighted to tell some of our younger pipers and drummer about the 2016 RSPBA HQ Summer School.

The following course will be running from RSPBA Headquarters as part of their 2016 Big Bang Summer School in August.

For the attention of pipers and drummers aged between 10 and 25 years, who aspire to play at the highest level, this year, the RSPBA Headquarters is holding its Summer School in Glasgow Gaelic School, Berkeley Street, Glasgow from Monday 1st to Friday 5th August. The Summer School will cost £180 and will be held over five days with a focus on teaching you the important musical knowledge and skills you require to play at the next levels.

The syllabus will be based on the RSPBA's own Structured Learning Programme and the teaching team has a range of people from the top end of Pipe Band performance.

With a visit to at least one pipe band preparing for the World Championships, looking at instrument maintenance, tuning, performances and reading and writing music.

For more information and to register your interest for the 2016 summer school please check out RSPBA HQ

Branch Dates

21 January 17Vale of Atholl Junior Solos
12 February 17Branch Meeting
12 March 17Branch Meeting
08 April 17Kingdom Thistle Solos
22 April 17Mini Bands and Trios
29 April 17Strathmore Solos
30 April 17Branch Meeting
14 May 17Dundee (Proposed Event)
20 May 17British Championships
04 June 17Markinch
10 June 17UK Championships
11 June 17Strathmore
17 June 17Lochore
24 June 17European Championships
01 July 17Thornton
29 July 17Scottish Championships
05 August 17Crieff High School
11 August 17World Championships
12 August 17World Championships
13 August 17Perth
09 September 17Pitlochry
30 September 17Brechin Solos
21 October 17World Solo Drumming
08 October 17Branch Meeting
05 November 17Annual General Meeting
18 November 17Branch Solos
03 December 17Branch Meeting

Contact Us

For all competition entries and registrations please contact branch secretary Gary Mair

Address: 7 Lathro Lane
 KY13 8RX
Telephone:01577 862337

For all website news items and updates please contact branch website liaison Nicola Liddell


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