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Date: Sunday, 19th November 2017
Contributor: Bruce Cargill - Music Board

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November Gradings

The Music Board met on Saturday 18th November and approved the second changes for the 2018 season, the first changes can be found below:

New Bands - November 2017

Grade 4B - McDonald Academy - By Request

Upgrades - November 2017

Grade 4B to 4A
Davidsons Mains and District - By Request
Elgin and District - By Request
Cullen - IPBA Grading Change

Grade 4A to 3B
Johnstone - By Request

Grade 3B to 3A
Ballybriest - On Appeal

Grade 3A to 2
New Ross and District - IPBA Grading Change

Downgrades - November 2017

Juvenile to Novice Juvenile A
Oban High School - On Appeal
George Watson's College - On Appeal

Grade 4A to 4B
Blackraven - IPBA Grading Change

Grade 3A to 3B
Rafffey Pipe Band - By Request

Grade 2 to 3A
Thiepval Memorial - IPBA Grading Change

September Gradings

The Music Board met on Saturday 23rd September and approved the first changes for the 2018 season.

New Bands - September 2017

Grade Novice Juvenile B - Thuirle Thairle Youth - Canada

Upgrades - September 2017

Novice Juvenile B to Novice Juvenile A
Oban High School
Lochalsh Junior

Novice Juvenile A to Juvenile
Dollar Academy
George Watson College
Oban High School
Ross and Cromerty Pipes and Drums

Grade 4B to 4A
The College of Piping Summerside (Canada)

Grade 4A to 3B
3rd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland
Bowhill and District
St Mary's Derrytrasna
Denny & Dunipace Gleneagles

Grade 3B to 3A
Royal Burgh of Annan
The Highlanders (4 Scots)
Bothwell Castle
Quinn Memorial

Grade 3A to 2
Wallacestone & District
Royal Burgh of Stirling

Grade 2 to 1
Lomond & Clyde
The Glasgow Skye Association

Downgrades - September 2017

Grade Novice Juvenile A to Novice Juvenile B
Dunoon Grammar School
1st Troon BB (by request)

Grade 4A to 4B
Granite City

Grade 3B to 4A
Methil and District Portavogie (by request)

Grade 3A to 3B

Grade 2 to 3A
Glasgow City

Grade 1 to 2
Peel Police (Canada)

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