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The Sound of Music

This has been an extremely musical week at George Watson's with the Music School Auditorium hosting two splendid evenings of musical competition. On Monday it was the...Read More

Posted on 27 April 2007

Pipes & Drums Start Season Well

The George Watson’s College Pipes & Drums recorded their first wins of the season at the Highland Games at Dunbar on Sunday. The Juvenile Band won their competition, as...Read More

Posted on 14 May 2007

Scottish Champion Drummers in Two Classes

Both the Juvenile Drum Corps and the Novice Drum Corps returned triumphant from this weekend’s Scottish Championships at Dumbarton. The Juvenile Drum Corps won the Scottish...Read More

Posted on 21 May 2007

Four Firsts in Bathgate

The Bathgate Highland Games on Saturday 26 May brought more wins for the Pipes and Drums of George Watson's College. The Novice band, under Pipe Major Ross Harvey, won their first...Read More

Posted on 31 May 2007

Pipes & Drums Aim for British Championships

The Juvenile and Novice Juvenile bands travel to Ballymena in Northern Ireland this weekend to compete in the British Championships. The British Championships follow hot on the...Read More

Posted on 20 June 2007

British Champions Again

The Pipes & Drums won the Juvenile British Championships for the third year in succession in Ballymena, Northern Ireland on Saturday 23 June. The drum corps was also crowned...Read More

Posted on 25 June 2007

Pipe Band Receive Standing Ovation

Pipes & Drums have just returned from a fantastic trip to Ontario, Canada. On arrival, the band participated in the Kincardine Scottish Festival, playing in the opening and...Read More

Posted on 25 July 2007

European Champions

Following hot on the heels of their recent trip to Canada both the Juvenile Band and the Drum Corps won the Juvenile European Championships at the weekend. This means that we have...Read More

Posted on 02 August 2007

World Championship Wins in Glasgow

Our Pipes & Drums came away from the World Pipe Band Championships yesterday with three world championship titles. However this year's championship wins were notable for three...Read More

Posted on 12 August 2007

Superb End to the Season

As newly crowned World Champions, George Watson’s Pipes and Drums were the ones to beat at the last major championship of the season, the Cowal Highland Gathering on Saturday...Read More

Posted on 27 August 2007

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