Piping & Drumming Qualifications Board
The Branch organised very successful Drumming Workshops in 2007 and 2008 and hopes to build further on that by holding PDQB Classes in Autumn 2009. The RSPBA Structured Learning courses have been replaced by PDQB qualifications - supported by many organisations including the RSPBA, SQA and Army School of Piping. More information >>
MAP - Musical Appreciation & Presentation
The MAP contest effects Grade 4 and Novice / Juvenile bands at all Major RSPBA contests from 2006. The MAP contest aims to address concerns on basic standards, musical balance and suitability of material.
The following Marches may be played during any North of Scotland Branch Massed Band event; all bands should be aware of these to include in their repertoire.
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