Tom Bell

Snare Drummer

Tom, who never having played previously, started drumming  lessons learning the snare drum with the Hawkesbury Nepean Valley Pipe Band in 2016, he quickly progressed to be a performing band member within a few months.

 Tom is a founding member of the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band.

Tom was born in Belfast,Northern Ireland coming to Australia in 1986.

 He is an Electrical contractor and with his wife June own T&J Bell Electrical.

Jimmy Davidson

Snare Drummer

Jimmy started learning the snare drum with the Sydney School of Piping & Drumming at the ST Ives operations. in 2018.

He joined GMM in Nov 2018 and done his first performance at the band Celtic Affair Concert at the Pioneer Theatre in castle Hill.

Jimmy's brother Alex is a piper in GMM #2.

Michelle Smith

Bass Drummer /Committee Member

Michelle joined the Hawkesbury City Pipe Band in 2008 at the time it was being rejuvenated.


She had previously been a member of the G4 band at the City of Blacktown Pipe Band and come the Hawkesbury City at the start of the rejuvenation period.

Michelle was a foundation member of the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band.

She was the Bass Drummer at the  2010, 2012 and 2017 World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow when the nand competed. As well as the Bass Drummer of the band that won the G4 Australian & South Pacific Championships in 2014.

Michelle's son Michael is the #1 band's Lead Tenor Drummer and the #2 bands Drum Sergeant.

Blake Whitehill

Snare Drummer

Blake lives in Armidale NSW and joined the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band in November 2018, when he was aged 10 years.

     Playing his first contest with the band at the State Championships where the band gained      3rd place in Grade 4 in the selection of Marches.

Blake's tutor in Steve Rogers from Tamworth.

Blake's sister Hayley also plays in the #2 band pipe corps.

Robyn Woodward

Snare Drummer

Robyn started learning with the Hawkesbury Nepean Valley Pipe Band in 2015 through their Sydney School of Piping & Drumming Programme.,

She is currently playing with our G4B band who will compete in the G4 selection of marches contest this season.

Robyn is retired and her other hobby is as a member of the Anzac Light Horse Team.

 

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PO Box 323, Windsor NSW Australia 2756

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