• UQ Pipe Band climbs the competition ranks

    Posted on February 12, 2014 by Chris in Competitions.

      The University of Queensland Pipe Band at Emmanuel College has been upgraded to a Grade 3 band, just in time for the 2014 competition season. Pipe Bands Australia officially upgraded the band from Grade 4 to Grade 3 following numerous national and international achievements in recent years. The band topped Grade 4 at the […]

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  • UQ Pipe Band makes a splash in Scotland

    Posted on September 5, 2013 by Chris in Competitions, Performances.

      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 […]

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  • UQ Pipe Band plays winning tune

    Posted on June 18, 2013 by Chris in Competitions.

    The University of Queensland Pipe Band at Emmanuel College (UQPBEC) has had a very successful result at the Queensland Pipe Band Championships, held at Limestone Park, Ipswich over the Queen’s Birthday weekend. The UQ Pipe Band at Emmanuel College became the 2012 Queensland Grade 4 Champions out of a field of 10 bands and was […]

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  • Pipe Band set for World Championships

    Posted on June 12, 2013 by Chris in Competitions.

    The University of Queensland Pipe Band at Emmanuel College retained its Grade 4 Champions title at the 2013 Queensland Pipe Band Championships in Ipswich at the weekend. The band came first out of a field of 13 bands from Queensland and New South Wales, to be Queensland Grade 4 Champions for the second year in […]

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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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  • UQ Pipe Band pipes hot in national competition

    Posted on April 20, 2012 by Chris in Competitions.

    The University of Queensland Pipe Band at Emmanuel College has had a successful result at the 2012 Australian Pipe Band Championships in Ballarat. The band came fourth in the Grade 4 championship against 15 other bands from Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Pipe Major Andrew McCabe said the Easter result capped off all of the […]

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