About the NYPBoS
Launched in 2002 by The National Piping Centre, the National Youth Pipe Band is the first and only organisation of its kind to bring together Scotland’s most talented young musicians at a national level. Membership is drawn from across Scotland’s 32 councils, and young pipers and drummers come from an array of different competing pipe bands and musical backgrounds, brought together as a collection of the very best chosen to play for their country. The National Youth Pipe Band provides unique development opportunities for its young members and an exceptional musical experience for its audiences. The NYPBoS is a dynamic, exciting, and modern spin on the traditional pipe band experience, and performs both at home and abroad.
The NYPBoS is committed to providing equal opportunities for all of its members and should you require financial assistance to cover travel costs/camp fees, we will be happy to provide confidential assistance to explore all funding opportunities available for you/your child.
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The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland’s core programme is structured around a three tiered pathway encouraging and inspiring young people to develop themselves and others through music making. Our Junior, Development and Senior Bands cater for our age range of 10-25 with band officers amongst the ranks taking on leadership responsibilities.
The National Youth Pipe Band has toured the world with performances in China, Spain, Italy, Germany, Mexico and Northern Ireland, has appeared on the children’s television show Blue Peter, and most recently performed in both Basel and Zurich for the world acclaimed Christmas Tattoo. As well as touring the world, the NYPBoS is keen to develop the awareness of the band to potential members and to broaden its audience with concerts at home. In Scotland, the National Youth Pipe Band has played in many regional communities including major concerts in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Please check the current Diary for upcoming NYPBoS performances.
The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland is part of The National Piping Centre, which is a charity. We would be grateful if you could consider making a donation to the NYPBoS to help it continue its work into 2021 and beyond
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