HPSC Clasp 2016 Draw

The draw is now available for the HPSC Clasp 2016. This premier event is scheduled to start at 7.00pm Sunday evening. Prize giving will follow. come along and hear New Zealands elite solo pipers put forward their best performance for the Clasp – donated by the William Boyle Memorial Foundation.

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HPSC Silver Chanter 2016 Draw

The draw is now available for the HPSC Silver Chanter 2016. This premier event is scheduled to start at 6.30pm Saturday evening. Make sure you come along early for a good seat to hear some of the very best New Zealand solo piping has to offer.

The Silver Chanter has been kindly donated by Bryce’s Bagpapipes and McCallum Bagpipes. the Scoiety sincerely thanks them for their support

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HPSC Silver Chanter Weekend Order of Events

The HPSC Silver Chanter Labour Weekend Championships are a week away. Please attached the Order of Events schedule.

This year we are utilising the more modern Science Block which is across the quad from the Arts Block we have used for many years.

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HPSC Piper of the Year 2016

This year see’s the reintroduction of the HPSC Piper of the Year across grades D, C and B. We have had two Sunday Solo Competitions so far and the attached spreadsheet details the competitors points accumulated to date.

There one more event (Labour Weekend) for competitors to accumulate more points and secure the trophies.

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2016 HPSC Silver Chanter Labour Weekend Solo Championships

We are very pleased to announce that our judges for this years HPSC Silver Chanter Competitions in Christchurch will be:

Alistair Hanning – Auckland

Stewart McKenzie – Wellington

Iain Robertson – Palmerston North

Murray Mansfield – Palmerston North

Vaughan Wheeler – Christchurch

 

Attached are the playing schedule and entry form – Entries close off on Tuesday 4th October 2016

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HPSC – SILVER_CHANTER Solo Piping Entry Form

Sunday Solo Competition – Sunday 11th September

We are pleased to announce that on Sunday 11th September we have a Solo Piping Competition at St. Andrews College covering Grades A – Novice plus a Chanter event.

Judges are Rosie Hobbs, Peter McLean and Vaughn Wheeler

All are welcome to come along for a listen. We begin at 9.00am

Please find below a link for the schedule and entry form.

Entries can be placed with Fraser – compsechpsc@gmail.com

 

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HPSC AGM 2016

The President and Executive Committee of the Highland Piping Society of Canterbury advise that its Annual General Meeting for 2016 will be held at St Andrews College Askin Pipe Band Centre on Wednesday 27th July 2016 at 5.30pm. All Society members are invited to attend.

This year there won’t be a recital – tea and coffee will be available.

Sunday Solo – May 29th 2016 – Results

Great turnout of competitors for this Sunday competition. A very big thank you to judges Rowan Manson, David Burrows and Greg Wilson  for their time.

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Sunday Solo Competition – May 29th

We are pleased to announce that on Sunday 29th May we have a Solo Competition at St. Andrews College covering grades B – Novice plus a Chanter event occurring.

Judges are David Burrows and Rowan Manson.

All are welcome to come along for a listen. We begin at 9.00am

Please find below a link for the schedule and entry form.

Entries can be placed with Fraser – compsechpsc@gmail.com

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2016 Solo Competitions Dates

The Highland Piping Society of Canterbury have proposed to have Solo Piping competitions on the following dates for the year.

Please note that these dates can be subject to change.

Sunday 3rd April 2016 – St. Andrews College

Sunday 29th May 2016 – St. Andrews College

Sunday 11th September 2016 – St. Andrews College

Sunday 10th July – Invitation Competition

Saturday 22nd – 23rd October 2016 –

Labour Weekend Silver Chanter Competition