The Sunshine Coast, QLD will be hosting the 2010 Australian National Pipe Band Championships on Easter weekend.
Graded into grades four, three, two and one with a special grade for juvenile pipers and drummers, bands are challenged to perform specific genres of music. Juvenile and grade four bands play a traditional march selection plus an own-choice musical selection, whilst grades three, two and one play a march, strathspey and reel and an own-choice musical selection.
Bands from Australia and New Zealand will battle it out to gain the top prize, Australian National Champion. The Pipe Band Club of Sydney are current Grade 1 champions and will compete against City of Blacktown Pipe Band, Queensland Police Pipe Band and the Australian Highlanders Pipe Band.
BEAT IT! – A drumming event will be held on Friday April 2nd at the Panthers AFL club. Laughlin’s Pipes N Drumz is proud to support the event, donating Scottish drumming books, pads, drum sticks, Bass and Tenor Products and other cool prizes!
Best of Luck for the Scottish Piping and Drumming Championships everyone!
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