Pipe Band (Bagpipes and Drums)

Pipe Band (Bagpipes and Drums)

The Pipe Band has been an institution at Auckland Grammar School for over 20 years. Resplendent in their Clanranald McDonald tartan kilts, they lead the University of Auckland graduation parades each year and perform at a variety of school and community events. Students can learn bagpipes or drums.

Bagpipes

Bagpipes are taught by Mr Hodson - Click here to enrol for lessons.

Pipe Band Drumming

The Corps of Drums are the drum section of the Pipe Band. Snare, tenor and bass drums players are given lessons to learn the specialist techniques necessary for the Corps of Drums.

Mr Rodgers teaches the Corps of Drums in the Pipe Band - Click here to enrol for lessons.

Click here to hear both the Pipe Band and the Corps of Drums at the 2017 University of Auckland Graduation ceremony in Aotea Square.

Drum lessons for the Pipe Band

The Pipe Band perform at the University of Auckland graduation ceremony