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Peel Regional Police Pipe Band
Peel Regional Police Pipe Band
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LocationMississauga, Ontario, Canada
Grade2
Pipe majorJohn Cairns
Drum sergeantHarvey Dawson
TartanRed MacPherson
Notable honours(In Grade One)

11th place 1998 World Pipe Band Championships 10th place 1999 World Pipe Band Championships. 14th place 2002 World Pipe Band Championships. 13th place 2012 World Pipe Band Championships.

1st place 2010, 2011, 2012,2013 North American Championships.
Websitewww.prppb.ca

The Peel Regional Police Pipe Band is a grade two pipe band based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.[1][2]

History

The band was formed in 1976.

The band's Pipe Major is John Cairns; lead drummer is Harvey Dawson. The band has been a frequent competitor at the World Championships in Scotland the past decade,[3] finishing 10th in 1999, 14th in 2002 and 13th in 2012. In 2010, the band won the Grade 1 North American Championship in Maxville Ontario, and successfully defended the title in 2011,2012 and again in 2013. The band also won the Piper's and Pipe Band Society Grade 1 Champion Supreme in these same years.

In 2002. the band accompanied Paul McCartney during his song Mull of Kintyre at a concert at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.[4][5]

In 2009 the band participated in the Kincardine Scottish Festival,[6]"Pipes and Drums results". Kincardine News, July 7, 2009 and in 2012 they took first place in the Grade One competition at the Kingston Scottish Festival.[7]

References

  1. ^ "78th Frasers take both days at Alma". Pipes and Drums, May 30, 2016
  2. ^ "Peel Police Continue Winning Trend At Chatham". Pipes and Drums, July 31, 2003
  3. ^ "Peel Regional Police Pipe Band off to Scotland for competition". Brampton Guardian (Brampton, Ontario), 16 May 1997, p. 14, column 1
  4. ^ Tony Barrow; Robin Bextor (2004). Paul McCartney: Now and Then. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 136-. ISBN 978-0-634-06919-2.
  5. ^ "Air Canada Centre, Toronto - Apr 13, 2002: McCartney's getting better all the time". By JANE STEVENSON -- Toronto Sun, via Canoe. April 14, 2002
  6. ^ "Drummers & Pipe Bands". Saugeen Times,
  7. ^ "Peel Police on top at Kingston all-ensemble contest". Pipes and Drums, May 31, 2012

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