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Vision:

To perform and promote the art of Celtic Pipe Band Music and Dancing at the highest possible level.

Key Objective:

To be recognised by our local and the Australian Pipe Band community as a professional, innovative and progressive Celtic pipe band.

Strategies - We will achieve our objective through:

  • teaching bagpipe, drumming and dancing at no cost;
  • encouraging innovation;
  • attend competitions dancers and players)
  • creating development opportunities for players and dancers;
  • performing community concerts;
  • promoting the Canberra Celtic Pipe Band on an individual basis whenever possible.

Our Values - We will at all times:

  • recognise that the Canberra Celtic Pipe Band is a team and team effort is required;
  • put the needs of the team before individual needs whenever possible;
  • value other team members for their individual contribution to the band;
  • consider that membership of the Canberra Celtic Pipe Band is an honour to be valued;
  • always strive for the highest possible standards and professionalism, particularly at competition;
  • be totally committed to practice and instrument maintenance for the return of fun and rewards;
  • abide by the rules of the band to ensure our conduct at practice and in public is professional and above reproach;
  • give full support to all band practices, performances and general meetings;
  • offer our skills and assistance to other members whenever possible;
  • acknowledge the support and contribution of our sponsors and management team;
  • enjoy everything we do together

Our Constitution:

Request copy from Secretary

  • Updated 4/12/2007

Latest News

TeamApp
The Band is using an App as link for routine communications rather than this website - go to your APP store - search for TeamApp and install - then search for CCPBand - apply to join - select which teams you want to join - can also access TEAMAPP via website; there is closed Band Facebook page where also posted activities and more general information - ask for invite

What is on soon......
Band Practice this Wednesday next 22nd August from 5.00pm for learners / dancers; Band 6.30 pm;Church of Christ, Weston

Boorowa Irish Woolfest Sunday September 30th 2018
SHORT sleeve shirts; Pipers 10.00am for tuning for 10:50am street performance then Lead parade at 12:00 + dancers; Stage performance - 1:40pm - short sleeves- ties

Canberra Pipers Club Workshop & Recital 10th annual 2018
Friday 21st ? 4pm to 4pm Sunday 23rd September – University of Canberra; recital Saturday night 22nd - details to follow see facebook

Canberra Highland Gathering Saturday 6 October 2018
SHORT sleeve shirts; take jackets - Dancing from 9.30am Canberra band contest - pipers at ?pm for start of Contest ? pm; closing ceremony 4.15pm; Opening ceremony and massed bands Optional at 10.30am

ACT Solo Piping and Drumming Championships Sunday 7th October 2018

Illawarra Scottish Fair Band Contest Sunday October21 _PROVISIONAL
Final decision to be made on participation; is held at The Dandaloo Sporting Field, 336 Kanahooka Road, Dapto Be there Pipers around TBC am for Pipers tuning and drummers soon after to play at TBC then massed bands at 4.00pm

Young Cherry Festival - December 1st Saturday
The tattoo and parade is on Saturday - Pipers for 3.15pm tuning, Street March 4.00 pm , Tattoo starts 5.30pm -. Dress is sun cream, short sleeves, ties, hats. http://www.visityoung.com.au

The New Kilted Van is rolling
thekiltedvan.com.au

Our Band Facebook Page
There is also a unlisted private Band Facebook page - please ask for invite to access

The Piobaireachd Society
Become a member to access downloads

Try Our Haggis Recipe
Exact proportions up to the cook - if in doubt add more Drambuie to recipe or your glass

Noise!!!!
Band practice is 98.7dB; recommended to reduce exposure to below 85dB - wear your hearing protectors!

The College of Piping
Monthly Radio show Podcast

Irish anthem played by the Army Band of Amhrán na bhFiann

Drummers Rudiments
Please use Youtube link https://youtu.be/e6JtBbgYMwY or access from Bands Facebook page or dropbox - the exercises are in pdf link - please ask if unable to access


Contact Us: +61 (0)2 6285 1767 | email-/- pipemajor@canberraceltic.org

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