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Date: Monday, 23rd September 2013
Contributor: Ian Embelton - HQ

Music Board Grading Changes for 2014 Season


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The Music Board met on September 21st 2013 and approved the following grading changes for the 2014 season. These changes are subject to approval from the Board of Directors.

Novice Juvenile to Juvenile
Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia
George Watson's College
North Lanarkshire Schools
Scotch College Melbourne - Australia

Grade 4B to 3B
City of Newcastle
6/8 Dundee Boys Brigade
Glen Mor (By request)

Grade 4B to 3A
West Coast Highlanders

Grade 4B to 4A
Raphoe Pipe Band - Eire
Kirkcaldy and District
Vale of Clyde
3rd Batt. Royal Regt. of Scotland

Grade 4A to 3B
St Colmcille's - Tullamore Eire
East Kilbride (By request)

Grade 3B to 3A
Vale of Athol
First Scottish Milngavie
New Ross and District - Eire
Thiepval Memorial - Eire
Syerla and District

Grade 3A to 2
Coalburn I.O.R
City of Edinburgh Pipes and Drums

Grade 1 to 2
Seven Towers
Torphichen and Bathgate
Kilts & More - Dysart & Dundonald

Grade 2 to 3A
Dumfries and Galloway Police Scotland

Grade 3A to 3B
Troon Blackrock (By request)

Grade Juvenile to Novice Juvenile
Robert Malcolm Memorial - Canada (By request)


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