St Andrews Caledonian Pipe Band

Est 1933

Who We Are

St Andrews Caledonian Pipe Band is Tasmania's oldest Pipe Band, was established in 1933 by Bob Mackenzie and is based Launceston, Australia. We are a competing Grade 4B band that also enjoys playing music in a family friendly atmosphere throughout our community, interstate and overseas. The band wears Makenzie tartan.

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Members of SACPB


S. Males


J. Douglas


M. Haysom


Playing Members

Kael Haysom

Pipe Corporal

Nick Haysom

Drum Corporal/Bass

Henry Carls

Senior Piper 

Liam Nicholson

Senior Drummer/Snare

Sally-Anne Richter


Claire Blackwell


Violet Haysom


Stephen Moszko


Chris Dalrymple


Joseph Gora


David Potter

Pipe Major

Peter Scales

Drum Major

Selina Lyons

Pipe Sergeant

Michelle Haysom

Drum Sergeant/Lead Tip


What We Do



Our Band is available for hire for any event, from a single Bagpiper to a whole band we can cater for your next event whether it is a wedding, corporate function, funeral, birthday or any other special occasion, contact us today to find out what we can do for you.


If you have ever thought about learning pipes or drums or picking it back up after not playing for a while, we would love to hear from you. We cater for all ages, our current players range from 12 to 72. We have a family friendly atmosphere and provide group and one on one tuition in pipes and drums and you don't need any previous experience.  We will even teach you to be a Drum Major out the front leading the band!

All Ages Welcome

At St Andrews Caledonian Pipe Band, we welcome players of any age, we currently have players from age 12 to 72 and learners as young as 8.


Upcoming Events

  • George Town Christmas Parade
    George Town
    10 Dec, 5:00 pm
    George Town, George Town TAS 7253, Australia
    The band will again be involved at the George Town Christmas Parade, come along it's the only Parade happening!!!!!!!
  • Carols By Candlelight
    Prospect Vale
    18 Dec, 7:00 pm
    Prospect Vale, Prospect Vale TAS 7250, Australia
    St A's and TasPol Pipe bands will join forces for this special event.
  • Music in the Park 2022
    16 Jan 2022, 12:00 pm
    Launceston, 45-55 Tamar St, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia
    SACPB and West Tamar Municipal Band will join forces again to give you some Brass and Bagpipes!
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St Andrews Caledonian Pipe Band

We  are currently practicing at Launceston City Band rooms, level 1 33 Bathurst St. Launceston, 6:30 - 8:30pm Tuesday nights

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The Band playing at "The Kelpies" during our tour of Scotland 2019