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Simon Fraser University Pipe Band

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Championship: 1995 1996 1999 2001

The SFU Pipe Band has been the World Champions on six occasions, as well as North American and Australian Champions, and are continually successful in local, national, and international competitions.

The band has performed concerts at some of world’s most prestigious performing arts venues including Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, and Lincoln Center. creating live recordings at these venues among its 12 albums and videos.

Its members have won all the world’s premier solo piping and drumming competitions, including 8 Gold Medals, have created the world’s largest summer school for piping and drumming “Piping Hot Summer Drummer”, and are in high demand world-wide for teaching.

Since 1981 the SFU Pipe Band has been working hard to meet and beat the current world standard for pipe bands.

Based in Burnaby, British Columbia, the SFU Pipe Band Society is the musical ambassador for Simon Fraser University, the top comprehensive university in Canada.

The SFU Pipe Band with its youth development program, the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Bands (RMM), contributes to fulfilling the university’s mission of innovative education, far-reaching community engagement, and striving to be a world leader in its field.

The SFU Pipe Band has been the World Champions on six occasions, as well as North American and Australian Champions, and are continually successful in local, national, and international competitions.

The band has also performed concerts at some of world’s most prestigious performing arts venues including Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, and Lincoln Center. creating live recordings at these venues among its 12 albums and videos.

The Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Bands provide a graduated development system for young pipers and drummers including a band in each of competition grades 5, 4, 3, and 2. Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Bands have won World Championships six times in three different grades. All the Society’s bands perform in competitions and community events throughout the year and across North America’s Pacific Northwest as well as international venues.

The band has won most major titles:

  • The World Pipe Band Championship 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001
  • The World Drum Corps Championship 1999, 2004
  • The North American Championship 1982, 2002
  • We won this both times we competed!,
  • The 2001 Australian Pipe Band Championship, and many, many more.

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