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.

Upcoming Events:

  • The Isfeld library is NOT available on Oct15, Nov19; practice on these
    dates will be in the Isfeld multi-purpose room.
  • Band Christmas party is scheduled for December 15 at Royston. Details to follow.

Nov 11 special tribute

Hundreds of pipers around the world have registered for a once-in-a-lifetime tribute to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War.  This tribute kicks off at 06:00 (local time), Nov 11, with pipers around the world playing of the well known retreat march, ‘When the Battle’s O’er’. http://www.collegeofpiping.org/register-battles-nations-tribute/  

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AGM

AGM

Annual meeting will be held November 14 at 7:00 in Isfeld school room 205. All members should attend. Practice to follow if time allows.

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World Pipe Band Championship Recordings

World Pipe Band Championships 2018. Bob has downloaded the performances by the top 6 Grade 1 MSR & Medley finishers. A DVD and audio CD has been produced. Both DVDs & CDs available at $2 each (to offset cost of disks/labels), alternately the video and audio are also available as a mp4/avi or mp3 filesContinue reading →

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Canada Day Parade in Courtenay 2018

Canada Day Parade in Courtenay 2018

Great turn out by the band played to enthusiastic crowds. COURTENAY_BC_July 1_2018: BC: Canada Day Parade down 5th Street. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

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Fanny Bay Inn 80th Anniversary

Fanny Bay Inn 80th Anniversary

Great friends to play music with, fantastic location, friendly atmosphere, and a few pints all to help celebrate Fanny Bay Inn’s 80th anniversary.  

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Cumberland Victoria Day Parade

Great band turnout for the Cumberland Victoria Day parade. Play down Dunsmuir Ave followed by a massed band (5 bands attended) then slowly making our way back up the street entertaining in each ‘watering hole’ found along the way.  Well done.

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T-Shirts Available

T-Shirts Available

Bob has designed & purchased a number of CVPB T-shirts which he now has available for sale @ $30 each.  Sizes available are S, M, & XL.  Contact Bob McPhail.  

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Burns Dinner was a great success

A big thanks to everyone involved in the 5th annual Burns Dinner. Band members, volunteers, caterers and serving staff, and especially to band supports who gratefully joined us for the wonderful evening of music and great food.

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