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13th May 2020 - SCQF/PDQB Learning Expectations

After our launch of the learning pages at the end of April, we are delighted to announce more content for those students interested in attaining certification in Levels 2 through 6

On our Outreach Program page you will find links to downloadable content for both students and instructors that can be used in conjunction with the Level Syllabus and the existing RSPBA Structured Learning Book already available via the Learning menu.

We are also including sample theory papers for each level.

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29th April 2020 - RSPBA Summer School - CANCELLED

Following the recent government announcement surrounding the COVID 19 pandemic, the Summer School Principal along with the Board of Directors have taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 RSPBA Summer School.

In consideration of the forecast given by the Scottish Government regarding the management of public meetings, in that there will be a continued level of social distancing required for some time to come, essentially precludes a live Summer School event being managed.

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27th April 2020 - Online Support Tutorials for the Elementary Level Learning

In these difficult times due to the Covid 19 virus the RSPBA are aware of the difficulties that its membership has in maintaining their involvement within the Pipe Band Fraternity and are making a concerted effort to engage the membership by raising awareness of their Educational aims and Objectives through the RSPBA Pipe Band College.

The Pipe Band College have identified several areas where they can impact and engage their members and have further released in their New Web site a series of Online Support Tutorials for the Elementary Level Learning.

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13th April 2020 - Pipe Band College - Composition Competition

Coming Home / In This Together

We are all disappointed that the 2020 Competition Season has ended before it began due to the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), and our need to follow the government health advice.

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association celebrates its 90th Anniversary in 2020. To mark this occasion The Pipe Band College have set out the framework for a Composition Competition focusing on a 6/8 March of 4 parts.

The focus is to provide a challenge to our Juvenile Pipers and Drummers to develop an individual Composition as a Melody or Score as they are unable to engage in their normal practice regime whilst maintaining the need to remain at home and self-isolate. Entry is open to those who through their Band have registered with The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association for the 2019/20 season.

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Lothian and Borders Branch - Peebles 2020 - CANCELLED

Learning Pages - SCQF/PDQB Learning expectations for both Theory & Practical

4 Weeks Remaining - Pipe Band College - Composition Competition

Learning Pages Launched

2020 RSPBA Summer School - CANCELLED

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