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:

Beginning March 6: All band practices Monday AND Wednesday will be in the Library, except where the calendar shows an exception.

Thursday June 6: Army Cadet final inspection practice 6pm Base Arena

Saturday June 8: Army Cadet inspection. 12:00 for 1:00 Base Arena

Saturday June 8: Air Cadet inspection. 6:00 Meet at 888 wing

Saturday June 15: Relay for life. Comox Valley Sports Centre, Vanier Drive. Tuneup at 9pm

Thursday June 27: Vanier Grad 5:00 for 5:45 Sports Centre

2019 May Day a great success

A full turnout by the band combined with perfect temperate weather, a welcoming community, and fun camaraderie between the bands in the post parade pub crawl resulted in a memorable day. Thanks to all who attended, those who fed us, and those who stood by our side in support.

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VE Day 75th Anniversary

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE day a three-day international celebration will take place from 8th May to 10th May 2020. At 3pm on Friday May 8th thousands of pipers around the world will play Battle’s O’er, a traditional air performed on the bagpipes at the end of a battle, and VE Day 75,Continue reading →

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Okanagan Military Tattoo Drum Major Seminar

This years Okanagan Military Tattoo takes place July 27th and 28th, and has added a one day Drum Major Seminar on July 26. Open this post then click on this link to read the details: OMT 2019 Drum Major Seminar

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Great time at Burns Dinner

Great time at Burns Dinner

The Comox Valley Pipe Band, along with many generous supporters had a great time at our annual Robbie Burns Dinner. Highland dancers, a featured singer, and of course many tunes by the band. Thanks to Alison Fraser for submitting photos. Open this post and Click Here to view the photo gallery.

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Robert Burns Dinner

Robert Burns Dinner

Held at RCL Comox Branch 160 on January 26. Opens at 6:15, with Dinner at 7:00. Tickets are $40. Call Anna at 250-465-8260.

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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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Upcoming Events

May
27
Mon
7:00 pm Practice-Full Band @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY (unless stated otherwise in Notice Board)
Practice-Full Band @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY (unless stated otherwise in Notice Board)
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
May
29
Wed
6:30 pm Practice-Chanter/Pads @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY
Practice-Chanter/Pads @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Students from 6:30-8:00 Band from 7:00-9:00
Jun
3
Mon
7:00 pm Practice-Full Band @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY (unless stated otherwise in Notice Board)
Practice-Full Band @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY (unless stated otherwise in Notice Board)
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Jun
5
Wed
6:30 pm Practice-Chanter/Pads @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY
Practice-Chanter/Pads @ Mark R Isfeld LIBRARY
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Students from 6:30-8:00 Band from 7:00-9:00
Jun
6
Thu
6:00 pm Cadet Practice @ Base Arena
Cadet Practice @ Base Arena
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm