Category: memorial

The Brittany Angeltvedt Memorial Fund

At the request of the Angeltvedt family, the BC Pipers’ Association is sincerely humbled to be asked to establish the Brittany Angeltvedt Memorial Fund in memory of Brittany Angeltvedt, two-time World Pipe Band Champion with the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band and four-time winner of the BCPA Grand Aggregate Award for Open Tenor Drumming. The…

The Passing of Brittany Lee Angeltvedt

The BC Pipers’ Association would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and bandmates of Brittany Lee Angeltvedt who passed away on August 26, 2018. Brittany brought passion and excitement to those around her, both within and outside of the pipe band world, and will be greatly missed. Brittany was a long-time…

The Passing of Drum Major Don Bellamy 1927 – 2018

Don Bellamy, well known Vancouver snare drummer, influential instructor, Vancouver Police Pipe Band Drum Major, and dedicated public servant passed away on June 29, 2018. An extensive tribute to Don is contained in the following Vancouver Province article by Vancouver businessman Jack Lee. http://theprovince.com/news/local-news/longtime-vancouver-npa-councillor-war-veteran-cop-and-businessman-don-bellamy-dies-at-91/wcm/84f3f4c6-78f4-45a9-91f9-0b392e17148c In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity…

The Passing of Fred MacLeod- 1931-2018

The BCPA has lost one of its well-known members, piper Fred MacLeod, on June 17th, 2018. Fredrick John Patrick MacLeod was born March 17, 1931. He was the son of Donald MacLeod, former P/M of the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, who emigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1911. Fred was an active competitive piper through…