Pipes and Drums – Goals and Objectives

1. Establish and maintain a solid and respected Regimental presence in the community by:

  • High quality performances at requested military and civilian functions.
  • Competing in local highland games and building our professional image.
  • Performing in parades in Calgary and surrounding communities.

2. Maintain the pride and respect the soldiers of the Regiment have in their Pipes and Drums by:

  • Attending all requested Regimental parades.
  • Performing for members of the Regiment at celebratory functions.
  • Maintaining high standards of dress, deportment and performance as set out by the Regiment.

3. Create and maintain a supportive infrastructure to ensure high quality performances by:

  • Working co-operatively with Regimental Chain of Command.
  • Working co-operatively with the Calgary Highlanders Regimental Funds Foundation.
  • Relying on the support of Canadian Forces School of Music.
  • Using effectively, keeping in good condition, and developing sound replacement strategies for our instruments and uniforms.
  • Developing a feeder system of young musicians.
  • Attracting and supporting good leadership with the Pipes and Drums.

4. Ensure our sustainability by continuously attracting new musicians to act as members of Pipes and Drums by:

  • Providing training to military standards in performance, dress and deportment.
  • Offering an opportunity to build character in an organization with history and promise.
  • Providing sound leadership and pride in accomplishment.
  • Providing the opportunities and challenges to perform for larger audiences at world-class venues.

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