Date Change for Next Sunday Solo Competition

We have taken the move to push the next Sunday Solo Competition out a few weeks from September 27th to Sunday 18th October. This competition will include A, B, C, D, Novice and Chanter events.

Entries can be made with Fraser at


Also dont forget to enter for Silver Chanter Labour Weekend competitions.

2015 HPSC Silver Chanter Labour Weekend Schedule & Entry Form

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

Dr Angus MacDonald – Scotland, Brendon Eade – Hamilton, Brian Switalla – Auckland, Iain Hines, Wellington and David Burrows – Kaiapoi

Attached are the playing schedule and entry form – Entries close off on Tuesday 29th September 2015


HPSC – SILVER_CHANTER Solo Piping Entry Form-1

HPSC – SILVER_CHANTER Solo Piping Entry Form-1

Sunday 26th July Invitational Competition

The Highland Piping Society of Canterbury in conjunction with the Canterbury Caledonian G1 Band are pleased to announce a new July solo piping competition. This invitational is aimed to provide those heading to Scotland this year an opportunity for quality competition prior to heading overseas.

Entry is free and we also intend to stream this competition live.

July Invitational Competition

HPSC Silver Chanter Labour Weekend Judges Announced

The Highland Piping Society of Canterbury are pleased to announce judges for our October Silver Chanter Labour Weekend Competitions;

Dr. Angus McDonald

Iain Hines

Brian Switalla

Brendon Eade

David Burrows


2015 AGM and Recital

All welcome to the 2015 AGM and June Recital at St Andrews College Senior College Lounge. Please note the Sunday Afternoon timing. An outstanding line-up of performers to cap off your weekend.

2015 AGM & Recital

Updated Calendar for 2015

HPSC Event Calender 2015

Sunday Solo Piping Competition May 24th 2015

Our second HPSC Sunday Solo competitions is planned for Sunday 24th May. It includes an expanded B Grade competition, C, D, Novice and Practice Chanter event. Attached is a flyer with greater detail and an entry form.

HPSC – Sunday Solo Piping Entry Form-3 HPSC_24-May-2015-Solo_Comp_Flyer_01

Sunday Solo Competition March 29th 2015

The first of our 2015 Sunday Solo Competitions will be held at St Andrews College on Sunday 29th March for B, C , D, Novice and Practice Chanter events. Please see the attached schedule and entry form detail to enter.

HPSC – Sunday Solo Piping Entry Form-3

Event Dates for 2015

At our last committee meeting we finalised dates for our 2015 calendar year. While some of these may change a little, the dates listed are those we are working to at this time.

HPSC Event Calender 2015

Labour Weekend Recital – Euan MacCrimmon

The HPSC committee would like to make you aware of an up-coming recital featuring our highly respected international piping judge, Euan MacCrimmon. The recital will be held the evening of Friday 24th October at St Andrews College senior college lounge. Supporting Euan are three of the South Island’s leading graded pipers – Louis Newman, James Wansink and John Wansink. We look forward to seeing there!

Labour Weekend Recital 2014