Composing contest for Juveniles

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Perth & District Pipe Band about to compete at the British Pipe Band Championships in 2016.
Perth & District Pipe Band about to compete at the British Pipe Band Championships in 2016.
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The deadline is approaching for entries to the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association’s 6/8 march composing competition.

The competition is being held to mark the RSPBA’s 90th anniversary.

The competition is for juvenile pipers and drummers. Entry is open to those who through their pipe band have registered with the RSPBA for this season. The competition also encompasses a Band Combined entry as many bands are continuing to practice using videoconference technology. A spokesman said: “The entry should comprise of the Melody and Scores for the Pipes, Side Drums, one Bass drum and up to two Tenor drums.”

Entries must be submitted by e-mail to pbc.competition@rspba.org. The closing date for entries is June 13.

Full information HERE.


Still with the RSPBA, the sheet music for the latest tunes to be added to the Prescribed List are now available. There are three two-part marches and three two-part strathspeys:

Perth & District Pipe Band about to compete at the British Pipe Band Championships in 2016.
Perth & District Pipe Band about to compete at the British Pipe Band Championships in 2016.

Marches:

Strathspeys: