Category: Community

New Zealand – City of Gisborne Highland Pipe Band

The following background information and request for support has been submitted by Rachel Parkinson. Rachel is a New Zealand citizen currently living in Metro Vancouver, and has recently competed in the New Zealand Pipe Band Championships in Rotorua (about 300 km from Gisborne). New Zealand has traditionally had a very active and vibrant pipe band…

Cumberland Victoria Day Parade – May 21st

Free workshop for Performance Bands at the BCPA Annual Gathering

A free workshop for performances bands (non-competition bands) will be held at the BCPA Annual Gathering on Saturday March 31, 2018 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at North Delta Secondary School, 11447 82 Ave, Delta, BC. The workshop will be led by senior piping and drumming instructors and leaders Shaunna Hilder and Gregor Merry with registrants…

Alastair Lee wins the 2018 Boney Music Memorial Invitational

February 24, 2018 – Burnaby, BC – Alastair Lee captured the 3rd annual Boney Music Memorial Invitational Piping Competition and Recital, held at the Halpern Centre on the Burnaby campus of Simon Fraser University. The event raised over $2,170 for brain cancer research for the British Columbia Cancer Foundation, $828 of which was donated from…