Thursday, 12 November 2009 08:01

Continental Europe

Die Dudelsackschule Source of Piping and Drumming instruction in Germany and beyond by Benedikt Groh – in German language only
Frankfurt and District Also known as ‘The Clan Pipers’ is one of Germany’s leading Pipe Bands
Bagpipe Association of Germany The homepage of Germany’s Piping and Drumming organisation
Drum On Drumming Site for Drums and Percussion ~ Didi holds great workshops in Stuttgart
‘Djerimba’ A progressive percussion mix of Djembe and Marimba sounds from Darmstadt, Germany
Crest of Gordon The City of Bremen Pipe Band.  A lively and innovative up and coming Grade 4 band from Northern Germany
Odenwald Pipes and Drums A young and spirited grade 4 band from the Midlands.
Claymore Pipes and Drums A leading grade 4 band in the Bayern Region from Munich
Stuttgart University Another vibrant and up and coming grade 4 band from the South of Germany
The Baul Muluy This band is one to watch as is one of the country’s top bands in grade 3b
City of Amsterdam Leading Grade 2 Continental European Pipe Band
1st Royal Engineers of Sweden Vibrant and progressive Grade 2 band from the land of blue and gold
Antwerp and District Another strong continental band


Piper and Drummer Canada’s Excellent Pipe Band News of the World site ~ A Great Site
Bob Dunsire Forum Forum for Snare Drummers
Gus Web MP3 Audio and Flash Video of the World Champion Soloists ~ An excellent site
Planet Pipe Scottish Weekly Online Broadcast of All things Piping and Folk
The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association The homepage of the RSPBA in Scotland ~ Good for competition dates and results of band competitions
St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band Dublin Republic of Ireland’s Premier Band and the world leaders of Irish Pipe Band Music – A Very Good Site
City of Melbourne Pipe Band One of Australia’s most musically progressive grade 2 bands
The Pipeband Club 2008 Grade 1 Finalist Band at the World Pipe Band Championships
Pipe chat Pipechat is one of the newest tools for fans, supporters, and guests to talk, learn, and discuss the current events regarding Pipe Band Drumming, Bagpiping, Pipe Band, Instruments and tunes.
Tenor Drummer .com A great site for Bass and Tenor Drummers by World Champion Shotts Tenor Drummer Scott Currie.
Drumming TK Another great resource site for tunes fanfares and exercises for Pipe Band Snare Drummers.  Some great old photos there too.
Drum Beater A site with some good articles, scores and international teacher list
The Highland Drumming Index
Highland Bagpipe Tuner
A great list of links for all things in pipe band drumming
The new Australian Tuner designed specifically for pipers
TyFry Creative manufacturer of Tools for Tenor Drummers
Scottish Drumming .com Super resource for drumming instructors, judges and composers in North America

Services and Individuals

Murray Blair If you need a multimedia lift, contact this young experienced man
Mark Saul One of Australia’s most prolific composers
Piping Lessons in Sydney One of Australia’s top piping teachers – Paul Hughes