Frequently Asked Questions

Q - I think I'd like to join,  but I can't play the pipes or drums? 
A - Don't worry, we'll teach you.

Q - Is there a charge for lessons? 
A - No, but we'd like you to commit to 2 years' service.

Q - Are uniforms provided?
A - Uniforms are provided at no cost to playing members.

Q - Are instruments provided? 
A - Yes.

Q - Do I have to supply any equipment? 
A - Apart from your time & shoes, very little.

Q - Do I have to live in the Town of Innisfil to join? 
A - No.

Q - I see the band is connected with a Legion Branch.
Do I have to be a member of the Royal Canadian Legion?

A - The band practise's at the Legion; and operates totally on its own.

Q - I already play, are there auditions? 
A - No auditions required.

Q - Does this band play only in competitions? 
A - No. This is a non-competitive band - we play for fun.
Q - About how many engagements per year?
A - About 25-30 performances.

Q -Is there much travel involved?

A - Most parades are within an hour's drive, many members car pool.

Q - When was the band formed?  <Read more band history...CLICK HERE
A - October 1977. 

Q - What is the tartan called?
A - Black Stewart.

Q - Why was Black Stewart chosen? 
A- We had looked at various tartans and choose not to go with the popular Royal Stewart.

Q - When, where and at what time does the band practice? 
          A - Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 547, at Robinson & Ewart St. in Belle Ewart (Innisfil).
                Thursday nights, 7:00pm to 9:00pm   ~   View Map
                     I want to join up, who can I call for more information? 
George Restrup  705-527-3348
I want to book the band for a performance, who can I call for pricing & information
George Restrup  705-527-3348

Experienced Pipers & Drummers also welcome!

For more information, please contact:
George Restrup 

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