The SPBA had a great day of performances on November 28th at Wildwood School in Saskatoon.
34 soloists played in various categories, receiving comments and written adjudications from the judges. At the end of the day, all competitors names were put in a hat to draw for prizes provided by the 96th Highlanders Pipe Band.
Many thanks to the judges:
• Chris Dodson (Ottawa) - piping solos and bands
• Willie Currams - snare drumming solos and bands
• Barbara MacDonald - piping solos and Grade 4 QMM
• Ian Welsh - piping solos
• Bryde Whelan - drumming solos, Grade 4 QMM
• Jessalyn Wallace - tenor/bass solos and pipe band ensemble
• Dave MacKintosh - piping solos and bands
• Fiona Francis - piping solos
• The North Saskatchewan Regiment, Saskatoon
• 96th Highlanders, Saskatoon
• Conservatory of Performing Arts, Regina
• City of Regina
Many thanks also to the 96th Highlanders Pipe Band parents, who organized and setup the school location, provided food and drinks service, and generally helped with the running of the event.
School dates for 2016: July 3-8.
Location: University of Regina
Online registration will soon be available for the 2016 edition of SOUND ADVICE, featuring some of the World's best performing and teaching talent in pipes and drums.
SOUND ADVICE is extremely excited to welcome L-D Stephen Creighton of the 2015 World Drum Corps Champions St. Lawrence O'Toole Pipe Band of Dublin, Ireland, and also welcome back for his second year P-Sgt Alasdair Henderson of the Inveraray and District Pipe Band!