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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ANZAC Centenary, 2015
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Happy New Year!
The University of Queensland Pipe Band recently returned to Brisbane following another successful year at the Woodford Folk Festival. This year marked the fourth time that the band has participated at the popular annual event. Despite some less than ideal weather the band was very well received by audiences at the Folklorica stage during performances […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Woodford Folk Festival 2014
The University of Queensland Pipe Band at Emmanuel College has completed a successful tour of Scotland, representing Queensland and coming home with four trophies. Emmanuel College Principal and pipe band patron Adjunct Professor Stewart Gill said the band played at two high-profile Highland gathering competitions and the World Pipe Band Championships. “We won the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on UQ Pipe Band makes a splash in Scotland