Altes Gymnasium Bremen, Kleine Helle 7-8, 28195 Bremen, Germany
Furthermore, the B.A.G. Winter Competition will also offer solo competitions for drummers – snare, tenor and bass drumming - and for drum majors.
The Saturday will be rounded off with quintet competition in Grade 4 marches, open medley and open MSR.
who already judged the event in 2016 and 2017. Rory played with the Strathclyde Police and Scottish Power Pipe Band and this year won the World Pipe Band Championships with the Inveraray and District Pipe Band. He also produces reeds for McCallum!. We are delighted to have him back again for the next event!
Further information: http://www.mgreeds.com/
...is truly from a pipe band family and he played in various grade 2 bands until he won the World Drum Corps prize with the grade 1 Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band in 2014. We are delighted that Cameron chose to come to Bremen again!
...is a member of the 2017 World Pipe Band Champion Inverary and District Pipe Band. Greg comes from a pipe band dynasty. His great grandfather and grandfather were both pipe majors of the world-renowned Shotts and Dykehead pipe band. He also plays in the bagpipe rock band Rolling Drones.
...hails from Belfast, Northern Ireland and is the former leading drummer of the Western Australia Police Pipe Band. Currently he plays with the Field Marshall Montgomery Pipe Band and has won the World Pipe Band Championships in grade 1 six times, including this year's championship.
M.B.E. Brian Wilson
...is a highly decorated two-time world senior drum major champion. He has travelled the world and taken part in numerous tattoos and competitions winning countless prizes. He runs a drum majoring school in Armagh, Northern Ireland and is a former top chef, having worked on the QEII at one point.
...is the Pipe Sergeant of the grade 1 world champion pipe band Inveraray and District. Furthermore, he won the Highland Society of London Gold Medal at the Northern Meeting in Inverness this year. He was a judge at the BAG Winter Competition in Hamburg in 2013 and impressed us not just with his talented playing and judging abilities.
This means we will also have solo events for tenor and bass drummer. Furthermore we are going to have a practice chanter competition for beginners who are not playing the pipe well enough yet.