Greg Shaw

Drum Sergeant

Greg joined the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band in November 2018.

           He had played with the band assisting them as a drummer in October 2018 at a Celtic Affair Concert and an Ian Cooper Show.

              Greg is also a Highland Dancer and a regular competitor in solo competitions having won prizes in both D and C grade.

He has two sisters playing with the band, Lexie and Christie.

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.

James Dunbar

Snare Drummer

James 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.

James's brother Will was also a piper in GMM. He attends Scots College, Sydney and is currently on a school camping exercise that lasts for 6 months.

Angus Kolwolski

Snare Drummer

Angus commenced drumming lessons with the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band in 2017.

He had his first performance at e Celtic Affair Concert aged 8 years old in Windsor in Oct 2018 and his first competition with the Juvenile band and then the Grade 4 band at the State Championships in 2018 where the band placewd 3rd in the selection of marches.

Angus's grandfather is foundation member, snare drummer Tom Bell.

Christie Shaw

Tenor Drummer

Christie joined the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band in November 2018.

She had been taking lessons from Micheal Smith for several months.

Christie is also a Highland Dancer and has performed with the band at their Celtic Affair Concerts in 2018 and will often been seen performing with the band at various gigs and shows.

     Christie has a sister in the corps who plays the tenor drum, Lexie and her brother Greg,            is the bands Drum Sergeant.

Lexie Shaw

Tenor Drummer

Lexie joined the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band in November 2018.

She had been taking lessons from Micheal Smith for several months.

She had been taking lessons from Micheal Smith for several months.

Lexie is also a Highland Dancer and has performed with the band at their Celtic Affair Concerts in 2018 and will often been seen performing with the band at various gigs and shows.

Lexie is a keen solo competitor and has won prizes in both D and C grade.

  Lexie has a sister in the corps who plays the tenor drum, Christie and her brother Greg, is the bands Drum Sergeant.

Kristin Smith

Tenor Drummer  / Treasurer

Kristin started out coming to band practice with her daughter, Clair who was learning the Bass Drum.

She then took on the very important role of Quarter Mastering 2017 and come onto the bands business management team  with the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band.

At the start of 2018 she took up tenor drumming and done her first performance with the band in April on Anzac Day 2018.

Kristin played in her first contest in November 2018 where the #2 band gained 3rd place in the State Championships in the Grade 4 selection of marches event.

Kristin's daughter Clair Adamson in the #1 band's bass Drummer.

At the end of 2018 she become the bands Treasurer.

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.

Michell's son Michael is the band's Lead Tenor Drummer and one of our Drum Tutors.

Calvin Stricher

Tenor Drummer / Quartermaster

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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.

Sam Whybrow

Snare Drummer

                                       Sam commenced drumming lessons with the                                              Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band in 2017.

He played in his first performance at e Celtic Affair Concert when aged 7 years old in Windsor in Oct 2018 and his first competition with the Juvenile band and then the Grade 4 band at the State Championships in 2018 where the band placed 3rd in the selection of marches.

Sam's father is #2 band piper and committee member, Aaron Whybrow.

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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