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Highland pupils marching to musical success thanks to bagpipe award

Highland pupils marching to musical success thanks to bagpipe award

Ullapool and Gairloch pupils have been granted sets of pipes on loan from the Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust. Twenty pupils at Ullapool and Gairloch High Schools and associated primary schools in Achiltibuie, Ullapool, Gairloch, Poolewe and Bualnaluib will benefit from the award.  Piping Instructor Eddie Seaman comments: “We […]

Hawick Pipe Band make generous donation to pupils in Kinross

Hawick Pipe Band make generous donation to pupils in Kinross

Youngsters in Kinross are grateful for a donation of pipe band drums from Borders based Hawick Pipe Band. Following an online appeal from the Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust (SSPDT) for donations of second hand drums for newly formed school pipe bands, Hawick Pipe Band answered the call and […]

Larkhall youngsters to benefit from £30,000 of music funding

Larkhall youngsters to benefit from £30,000 of music funding

Pupils in Larkhall can march to musical success thanks to funding for piping and drumming tuition from the Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust (SSPDT). £30,000 has been secured from the music charity to continue piping and drumming tuition for over 120 pupils at Larkhall Academy and associated primary schools; Craigbank, […]

Piping is in the bag for Moray kids thanks to new initiative

Piping is in the bag for Moray kids thanks to new initiative

Young musicians across Moray will get to grips with Scotland’s national instruments, thanks to a scheme which will make affordable piping and drumming lessons more available. Primary and secondary schools across Moray will benefit from a pioneering project that will help pupils to learn the pipes and drums and to […]

Kinross pupils pipe up for new music tuition programme

Kinross pupils pipe up for new music tuition programme

Pupils in Kinross High School and it’s six associated primary schools are being given the chance to learn the pipes and drums in schools, thanks to a new tuition programme co-funded by the Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust and Perth and Kinross Council.  The tuition programme was launched last month, […]

Stonehaven’s drums go to school on Harris

Stonehaven’s drums go to school on Harris

Youngsters on the Isle of Harris are marching to musical success thanks to a donation of a full set of pipe band drums from the North East’s Stonehaven Pipe Band. Stonehaven Pipe Band recently took the difficult decision to disband, but their drums won’t stay silent for long following the […]