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Reels: The Raven’s Rock/ Dancing Feet

A couple of reels. The Ravens Rock and Dancing Feet

Scottish Pipe Band Drumming Academy in East Lothian.


A new initiative is being hosted within Loretto School in Musselburgh on Friday evenings which aims to making pipe band drumming lessons affordable to local children and teens in East Lothian. The lessons, including snare bass and tenor drumming will be taught and supervised by Drumming Instructor Dave Henry.

Times: Beginners: 18:00 -19:00hrs


Police Charged With Schools Pipe Band Challenge








Police officers with the world’s most successful competition pipe band are leading a pioneering project to help children in part of Glasgow take up bag piping and drumming.

Greater Glasgow Police Scotland Pipe Band – formerly Strathclyde Police Pipe Band – has won 20 World Pipe Band […]

Drumming Workshop: Scots Guards Association Pipes & Drums Manchester Branch

On July 20/21st we held a pipe band drumming workshop in Manchester for the Scots Guards Association Pipes & Drums (Manchester Branch). The drum corps have been working very hard on their rudimental technique and phrasing and also looking to enhance their bass and tenor section with split tones and flourishing technique.

I was very […]

Shotts & Dykehead Legendary Drum Corps

Looking through my archive drum score folder I came across this old photo of the Legendary Alex Duthart and his drum corps. I remember removing the page from an old Premier drum catalogue in the late 1970’s. I have been told that Bert Barr was on the flank of this photo but unfortunately was edited […]

4/4 March Drum Score: Battle Of Waterloo

Claymore Pipes & Drums, Munich, Germany: Drummers Wanted.

The Claymore Pipes and Drums are an established (over 30 years) band who are very active in the pipe band scene in Germany. Their members include a number of grade 2 pipers and drummers coming from Canada, Australia and Scotland.

They are actively looking for drummers (especially tenors) and offer a home from home for […]

Tenors Drummers Wanted: Pryde Of East Lothian Pipe Band

The Pryde Of East Lothian Pipes & Drums is looking for additional three tenor drummers to compete with them in 2013 and attend all the majors championships.

The drum corps had a fantastic start to the 2012 season by becoming Scottish Champions in Grade 4a at the Scottish Championships last May.

The band practices on […]

2/4 Hornpipe Drum Score: Cath MacDonald

Wow, that’s an oldie ! This was before the days of drum writing software.

A nice little two parted hornpipe ….have fun:-)

4/4 Drum Score : Buskers

Some nice 4/4 marches for playing down the street , galas, tattoos or lower grades.

Have fun:-)