The annual meeting will be held on the 21st October in the Millbrook Lodge Hotel at 8pm.Presentations will be made to 2 current officers who have indicated their retirement from office.
Reports will be submitted from all officers.
Refreshments tea coffee provided.
A Branch Meeting will be held on Saturday, 31st of October, 2015 at 2pm and the Branch AGM will be held on Saturday, 28th of November, 2015 at 11 am.
Both meetings will be held in Trinity Methodist Halls, Ballymacoss Ave, Lisburn, County Antrim BT28 2GX.
Nominations for election of Officers and notices of motion for the AGM must be received from band secretaries by the Branch Secretary three weeks prior to the meeting.
Email contact for the Branch Secretary is email@example.com
Please see attached the findings of the Music Board regradings
All bands mentioned will be informed by letter
Music Board regradings September 2016
Grade 4B to 4A
Portavogie and District
Grade 4A to 3B
Major Sinclair Memorial
St. Patrick's Bandon (I.P.B.A.)
Grade 3B to 3A
Grade 3A to 2
Grade 2 to 1
Bleary and District
All regrading will be ratified by the Board at their next meeting.
There are no downgradings for our branch
Just 9 days to go until the start of the Autumn 2015 Term at the NI Branch School. Check out the Centre details at http://rspbani.org/viewnews.php?id=998. All courses cost only £3 per week for the 10 week term and we're now accepting PayPal including Debit and Credit Card for online payment. Thanks to all those that have signed up already, it's extremely helpful to know pretty acurate numbers before the term starts. If you'd like to be an R.S.P.B.A. Adjudicator/Tutor/Teacher or just want to increase your Piping | Drumming | Drum Major knowledge then the N.I. Branch School offer the full range of nationally recognised qualifiactions to help you reach your goal. If you haven't had a chance to sign up yet, there's no time like the present! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
The NI Branch School will be open for the new term on Saturday 26th September at 9.30am. The 4 centres are as follows:
There is a new online course registration system. Go to the School Webpage and click on the 'Register with Branch School' Link at the top of the page. If you already have an account on the Branch website just log in and follow the instructions. If you don't have an account then complete the details to sign up. (Note if you are a competing Drum Major then you do have an account on the system. If you do not know how to access your account please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll make the details available to you.)