The Pipe Band continues to be very active, and were present at the following events –
1) CIRCULO MILITAR – CELEBRATION PARTY - for the Officers of the Academia das Agulhas Negras – Graduation of 1958
2) FESTIVAL DAS NAÇÕES – Escola Morumbi Sul
3) INTERNATIONAL DAY – ST. NICHOLAS SCHOOL
4) GATHERING OF SPBASA – SCOTTISH PIPE BANDS OF SOUTH AMERICA during November in Santiago
This GATHERING takes place every 18 months in 4 countries in South America, and this was our second time in Santiago where the event was held at the PRINCE OF WALES COUNTRY CLUB – a fantastic venue.
The SASPD ,together with four members of the Riverside Pipe Band of Montevideo, competed in all the events in the QMM ( Quick March Melody), where we took third place and we obtained fourth in the highland dancing competition.
Following Bands were at the GATHERING:
1) 11th Fire Company PB – Santiago – Chile
2) Bariloche Highlanders – Argentina
3) Eagle School Antofagusta PB – Chile
4) SAPA – BA – Argentina
5) Santiago Metropolitan PB – Chile – Host band
6) Sacramento PB – SASPD São Paulo & Riverside PB Montevideo – joint Band under this name to compete
7) Brasil Caledonia PB – SP – Brazil .
8) SASRP – Buenos Aires - Argentina
9) Southern Winds PB – Chile
10) Mendonca Highlanders – PB – Argentina.
11) Asturian Pipers – Chile .
The next gathering will take place in BARILOCHE – ARGENTINA – OCTOBER 2019 – hosted by Bariloche Highlanders PipeBand
We continue to teach piping, drumming and highland dancing at our band practices held on Sundays - 10.00 till 14.00.
Contact us – Colin Pritchard - Drum Major – SASPD