Frankston RSL Pipes and Drums are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Dean Hall as our new Drum Tutor. Dean has been at the top of the drumming tree and worked with the worlds top ranked bands and players in his career. Dean is also a world leader in music education focussing on drumming technique and pipe band music. We are incredibly lucky to have in place a tutor of his talent and expertise to assist the progression of the band from strength to strength.
Frankston RSL Pipes and Drums are also pleased to announce the appointment of Tenor Drum Tutor Caroline Troup. Caroline has played in multiple World Pipe Band Championships with Grade 1 bands as well as some of the top ranked bands in Australia.
Frankston RSL Pipes and Drums currently have a strong drum corps led by Drum Corporal Luca Bellotti. Originally from Scotland and although only 15, Luca has demonstrated what hard work can achieve. Starting from the age of 8 Luca has risen from grade 4 to grade 2 ( The highest grade in Victoria and only 5 bands in Australia ) He has studied under the worlds best snare drummers and attended workshops and seminars to aid with his continuing development as a player and teacher. Luca currently plays with Frankston RSL Pipes and Drums and Moorrabbin City Pipe Band.
The band is led by Pipe Major Craig Mc Innes ( multiple World Pipe Band Championship winner and currently a playing member with Johnston Pipe Band and Moorrabbin City Pipe Band )
Our Piping tutor is Pipe Major Ian Lyons ( Multiple World Pipe Band Championship winner with several bands and currently a playing member with Field Marshall Montgomery Pipe Band and Pipe Major of Moorrabbin City Pipe Band )
We think you will agree that we have in place a dream team, ready to make you a part of our band and better your skills.
Frankston RSL Pipes & Drums are currently looking for new and older players to join the drum corps. No previous experience is required as all new learners will be given tuition.We have no age restrictions. Frankston RSL Pipes and Drums welcome new players to our band community.
CALL Richard on : 0400 103 071
CALL John on : 0474 045 699
Learners are very welcome to attend sessions on Monday Evenings at Frankston High School from 7pm by appointment.
Telephone band secretary Richard Harris on : 0430 471 431
or Vice President John Carlo Bellotti on : 0474 045 699