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  SASKATCHEWAN PIPE BAND ASSOCIATION

Regina Mini Gathering 2017

IMG 4788SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25th

Thanks to everyone who came out to play and enjoy tunes at the Mini Gathering! 

We had about 40 solo piping performances, 20 solo drumming, and 10 band performances. Bands with members performing were: The Conservatory of Performing Arts, The 96 Highlanders, City of Regina, North Saskatchewan Regiment, Saskatoon Police and Prince Albert Highlanders.

Many thanks to our volunteer adjudicators for this event: Barry Robinson, Brett Stinson, Kenna Whelan, Bryde Whelan, and Eva Rennie.

Special thanks to the Regina volunteers who organized and setup the school location, operated the food service, and did all the stewarding.

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Piper/Drummer Summer Jobs in Halifax

halifax regimentalIf you are a Highland piper and looking for summer employment then there may be a place for you at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada in 2017.pipes

The Halifax Citadel Regimental Association is a non-profit, charitable society that re-creates the 19th century garrison of the 78th Highlanders’ (Ross-shire Buffs) infantry, pipes and drums for the entertainment and education of site visitors. If you are looking for a summer work experience that is both personally rewarding and out of the ordinary this may be the opportunity for you. For more information and how to apply check us out on-line at ​http://www.regimental.com/table/employment-opportunities/​ on Facebook
at​www.facebook.com/HalifaxCitadel​ or email us at ​employment@regimental.ca​.

 

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Upcoming Events

Winnipeg Scottish Festival - March 4 - Event Link

Prairie Piping Invitational - May 19 - Event Link

Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival - May 20/21 - Event Link

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