2018 Programme - April 13-14-15

SWCPDD is three days of piping, drumming and dancing, learning and fun with tuition from experienced international and national instructors with an emphasis on identifying key areas of improvement and developing strategies to enhance performances. Topics may include basic and advanced exercises, practice techniques, music selection for solo and band performances, music theory, maintenance, tuning and preparation for competition. A Dress & Drill component is included in the program for Drum Majors and other interested persons.

We are delighted to announce that with assistance from the VPA, Terry Tully (former PM of the 2010 World Champion St Laurence O'Toole Pipe Band and noted composer) will be out leading piping tutor. Terry is also a noted soloist, and is at the forefront of Irish music in the piping world, and is renowned for arranging traditional and contemporary Irish music for the bagpipes. Other confirmed piping tutors are Tim McLeod, John Young and Josh Chandler.

Drumming will be lead by Dean Hall (PBA Principal of Drumming) and Alexis Ferguson with Monica Forster and Tanya Cawthorn leading the tenor drumming program . Other tutor announcements will follow shortly as final arrangements are confirmed.

Applicants are requested to note that there is a separate registration form for Pipers, Drummers, Drum Majors, and Dancers. All dancing queries should be directed to Lisa Barker at ardlair@internode.on.net

Registration forms for 2018 are now available for download.

Register your interest via email to mriches@activ8.net.au
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Downloadable documents:

SWCPDD Registration Form 2018

SWCPDD Dancing Registration Form 2018

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2017 Programme - April 21-22-23

SWCPDD is three days of piping, drumming and dancing, learning and fun with tuition from experienced international and national instructors with an emphasis on identifying key areas of improvement and developing strategies to enhance performances. Topics may include basic and advanced exercises, practice techniques, music selection for solo and band performances, music theory, maintenance, tuning and preparation for competition. A Dress & Drill component is included in the program for Drum Majors and other interested persons.

Register your interest via email to mriches@activ8.net.au
For more details follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/SouthWestCoastPiperDrummer2012

Downloadable documents:

Registration Form 2017

Drum Major Registration Form

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