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  • UQ Pipe Band Scholarships Relaunched

    Posted on November 23, 2015 by Jess in General.

    Emmanuel College has relaunched their pipe band scholarships just in time for university outcomes and residential applications. Any level of performer are welcome to apply to the scholarships along with their application to Emmanuel College and The University of Queensland. The scholarships are awarded to students accepted into Emmanuel College and UQ who show sound academic […]

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  • Pipes and drums for PNG ex-servicemen

    Posted on July 10, 2015 by Jess in General.

    The University of Queensland Pipe Band at Emmanuel College are happy to be able to donate two sets of bagpipes and two snare drums to the Royal Pacific Islands Regiment (RPIR) Pipe Band in Papua New Guinea. The band for ex-servicemen is performing in the 2015 Pacific Games, currently underway in Port Moresby. Our connection […]

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  • Connection to continue with St Andrew’s Hospital

    Posted on June 11, 2015 by Jess in General.

    The band is thrilled to announce that our relationship with the St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital is ongoing for another three years. Emmanuel College and the St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital have common roots with a shared Scottish heritage, and our two institutions share many community connections through our founders, the Church, links with the […]

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  • ANZAC Centenary, 2015

    Posted on April 23, 2015 by Jess in General, Performances.

    This year marks the ANZAC Centenary and the band is honoured to be participating in events that coincide with this occasion. Sunday 19 April saw A Patriotic Event fill the Brisbane City Hall with an afternoon of magnificent entertainment, reprising the songs and music that was performed at the many cultural carnivals and fundrasing events […]

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  • Happy New Year!

    Posted on January 20, 2015 by Chris in Competitions, General, Performances.

    Tonight, we had our first practice for 2015. It was great opportunity for the band to get together following the festive season to brainstorm some goals for the year ahead. 2015 marks the band’s 17th year of performing in South-East Queensland and second year competing in Grade 3 competitions. Our calendar is already filling up […]

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  • UQ Pipe Band win piping and drumming scholarships

    Posted on October 18, 2012 by Chris in General.

    Three members of The University of Queensland Pipe Band at Emmanuel College have been awarded full scholarships to attend a summer school for piping and drumming in January 2013 in Melbourne. The three scholarships are offered to a piper, snare drummer and a mid-section (bass and tenor) drummer and are inclusive of tuition fees, an […]

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