Music & Drama News

Pipes & Drums Enjoy Their 15th Japanese Trip

The Pipes & Drums have just returned from another unforgettable trip to southern Japan. Once again there were many highlights including performing in a street parade at the...Read More

Posted on 10 May 2017 By Mr Iain Simpson

Senior School Production - WEST SIDE STORY - 20-23 June 2017

The Senior School Production this year is WEST SIDE STORY. Performances will take place from Tuesday 20 June – Friday 23 June and will begin at 7pm each evening. As with...Read More

Posted on 24 April 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Usher Hall Concert Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from A Celebration of George Watson's College Music performed in Edinburgh's Usher Hall on 29 March 2017.       ...Read More

Posted on 04 April 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Scottish Schools' Champions for Third Year in a Row

Our Pipes & Drums were crowned Scottish Schools' Pipe Band Champions in the Juvenile Grade for the third year in succession on Sunday 12 March. The event took place at James...Read More

Posted on 16 March 2017 By Mr Stephen Gray

Usher Hall Concert - CHOIR NOW FULL

The Choir for the Usher Hall Concert on 29 March is now full. We have been thrilled to receive so many enquiries from parents, staff, friends and former pupils and numbers are...Read More

Posted on 17 January 2017 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

S6 Production: Dr Faustus

This year’s S6 play is Christopher Marlowe’s, Doctor Faustus, a tragic tale of hubris and deadly ambition that questions whether we truly have free will or whether we...Read More

Posted on 12 September 2016 By Mrs Fiona MacFarlane

Pipe band perform to international audience at Scottish Parliament

Watson's Pipes & Drums have played to an international audience of ministers and heads of delegation at a summit held at the Scottish Parliament. The Edinburgh International...Read More

Posted on 08 September 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

World Champions 2016

Our Juvenile band and drum corps finished their season in high spirits as they won the World Championships on Saturday 13 August. With over 230 competing bands performing for...Read More

Posted on 15 August 2016 By Mr Iain Simpson

Watson's Drummers Are Champions of Europe

Our Novice (A) and Juvenile bands travelled north to compete at the European Pipe Band Championships at Grant Park in Forres on Saturday 25 June.  The Juvenile drummers...Read More

Posted on 29 June 2016 By Mr Stephen Gray

What an Experience for our Younger Pipers and Drummers

Our Pipes & Drums are just back from another thoroughly enjoyable and highly successful trip to Japan. 23 pupils and five staff departed from Edinburgh Airport on Sunday 24...Read More

Posted on 12 May 2016 By Mr Iain Simpson

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