Youth Tuition Paving the Way for 2021

The Vale of Atholl Pipe Band are delighted to be able to announce the launch of our brand new Novice Juvenile Band, which held it’s first practice on 22nd of June 2021.

Under the direction of Principal Instructor Gary Nimmo; “the creation of a novice band is the next step in the plan to create a structured learning environment, that keeps the fun and camaraderie in playing music. We now have a platform for people of all abilities to be able to play and be part of the wider organisation. The Vale of Atholl have long had a fantastic teaching Academy and we are delighted to see the hard from all the tutors and pupils paying off.”

The Vale of Atholl now comprise of 3 bands, with a band in Grade 3a under the direction of Pipe Major Mark Stewart and L/D Bongo McNab and the Grade 4 band now having applied to be upgraded from 4b to 4a for the 2021 Season.

The Novice Juvenile band already comprises of 15 members, and is very much open for anyone who would like the opportunity to perform, progress and potentially compete in seasons to come. Anyone interested in joining should contact the Principal Instructor initially on or on 07525 262374.

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