Pipes and Drums Success at Barry Buddon

The Pipes and Drums Detachment spent a week at Barry Buddon National Music Camp

Pipes and Drums Success at Barry Buddon

23 October 2023

  • Black Watch Battalion ACF

It sounds like the Pipes and Drums Detachment of the Battalion had a fantastic week at the Music Camp at Barry Buddon, and they certainly had a successful run at the National Cadets Pipes and Drums Competition.

The Pipes and Drums Cadets had an outstanding performances and collected numerous trophies, showcasing their skill and dedication. Congratulations to all the cadets for their incredible achievements during the camp and in the competitions, and a big thanks to the Detachments Instructors who have been instrumental in the success of the Detachment.

Mini band

Band Training

Here's a summary of their achievements:

Piping - Intermediate MSR:

  • 1st Place: Cdt Alexander Townlsey
  • 2nd Place: Cdt Euan Hutt

Piping - Open MSR:

  • 1st Place: Cdt Kai Hay
  • 2nd Place: Cdt Joseph Townlsey

Piping - Novice Piobaireachd:

  • 1st Place: Cdt Kai Hay

Piping - Open Piobaireachd:

  • Winner: Cdt Joseph Townlsey

Piping - Hornpipe and Jig:

  • Winners: Cdt Kai Hay and Cdt Joseph Townsley

Drumming - Beginner Snare:

  • 1st Place: Cdt LCpl Kirsten Lowther

Drumming - Intermediate Snare:

  • 1st Place: Cdt LCpl Olivia Birks
  • 1st Place: Cdt Cpl Jorja Glass

Drumming - Novice Tenor:

  • 2nd Place: Cdt LCpl Chloe Ramage

Drumming - Intermediate Tenor:

  • 3rd Place: Staff Cadet Staff Sergeant Kayleigh Young

Drumming - Open Tenor:

  • 3rd Place: Cdt LCpl Kirsten Lowther

Piping - Quartets:

  • 1st Place: Black Watch Quartet A
  • 2nd Place: Black Watch Quartet B

Mini band - Medley competition:

  • 1st Place: Black Watch

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