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SPBA Annual General Meeting

AGM imageThe Saskatchewan Pipe Band Association is holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, April 27 via zoom.

The AGM will be held starting 1:00pm. The AGM is an important meeting to attend as we review the past reporting band year and approve the new Board and Executive members. This year, there are several positions up for election.

Member bands are required to have at least one representative at the AGM via teleconference. 

If you haven't received information about the meeting and would like to attend, please contact us:


SOUND ADVICE summer school returns July 7-12, 2024, and be sure to register early! We'll have more information on available scholarships a litttle later.


P-M Richard Parkes, MBE • FMM L-D Gareth McLees • Glenna MacKay-Johnstone •  Jacquie Troy Carter • Sean Somers • Ruaridh MacDonald

We're back in person at the beautiful University of Regina July 7-12 with a stellar instructional staff.

SOUND ADVICE is looking forward to welcoming the current World Champion pipe-major and lead-drummer perennial champions Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe BandDr. Richard Parkes, MBE also holds the record for the most WPBC wins ever (13) and L-D Gareth McLee's leadership of the FMM drum corps earned them high honours in the 2023 season.

Also coming is Glenna MacKay-Johnstone from Ontario, with loing experience is solo piping, Grade 1 bands and teaching. She's also a cracking Gaelic singer, and we're looking forward to that!. We're excited to welcome back Sean Somers, who has been at Sound Advice in the past. Sean is widely known and a great player, pipe-major and composer. Joining the team again this year is Jacquie Troy Carter teaching snare drumming, and she brings with her a life-time of experience in Highland culture, Grade 1 bands, and teaching youth. Returning this year to teach bass/tenor is Ruaridh MacDonald, winner of top championships including the 2019 World's with Inveraray and a creative musoician and teacher.


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