The Comox Valley Pipe Band is a community based organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Scottish culture in the Comox Valley. Established as a registered non-profit society in 1985, the band regularly participates in a wide variety of parades, community events and Highland gatherings as well as providing individual piping and drumming services for special events. The Band is particularly proud of the large number of young students which have been introduced to piping and pipe band drumming through its' training programmes. Many of the current band personnel were trained from within the band organization.

Outdoor practices are now cancelled due to, well; it's getting cold outside. Indoor practices will only commence in the future when it is deemed safe, so band members will be kept informed of when that may happen.

CVPBS AGM: Monday, November 15 @7:00pm will be the Pipe Band AGM at 888 Wing, 1298 Military Row Comox. All members are encouraged to attend, but attendees must be fully vaccinated, and masks must be worn.

 

2021 AGM November 15

Monday, November 15 @7:00pm will be the Pipe Band AGM at 888 Wing, 1298 Military Row Comox. All members are encouraged to attend, but attendees must be fully vaccinated, and masks must be worn.

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Pipe Band Drummer Editorial: Resetting Pipe Band Culture

Link to Pipe Band Drummer instructional web site editorial: https://pipebanddrummer.com/blogs/pipe-band-drummer/posts/if-you-can-t-say-anything-nice-don-t-say-anything-at-all-resetting-pipe-band-culture

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PHSD Registration Deadline July 1

We’re back online for the 28th year of Piping Hot Summer Drummer, bringing all the inspired online instruction and performance in music and dance. PHSD is holding the school online again this year, for 1 week only – July 11th through to July 16th. Please register below. https://register.phsd.net  

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Band Member writes commissioned Piobaireachd to commemorate WW2 US Navy tragedy

Very honoured and proud to have an original composition of mine published in Scotland this week, part of larger collection of music due later this year. Long before 9/11 and the acts of generosity expressed by Newfoundlanders during the terrorist attacks in the USA, Newfoundlanders have been helping our neighbours to the South including thisContinue reading →

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New Bagpipe ‘Moisture Genie’ moisture control system available

New Bagpipe ‘Moisture Genie’ moisture control system available

During extended winter practice sessions my tenor reeds were dropping out every 20-30 minutes because they were getting so wet, and I had to remove the reeds to blow them out and blot the moisture off to continue. The Banatyne bottle trap was not cutting it anymore, and I was going to have to commitContinue reading →

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PHSD Online Winter Weekend Registration Deadline Feb13

Join Piping Hot Summer Drummer for a weekend of online instruction Feb 26-28. Weekend Brochure: PHSD_Winter_Weekend.pdf Registration website: https://www.phsd.net/  

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