The Pipes and Drums of The Princess of Wales’ Own Regiment Foundation are an all-volunteer, pipe and drum band sponsored by the PWOR & Regimental Foundation.
Many within the Band are presently serving or retired regular & reserve Canadian Forces, first responder and Coast Guard. From Lieutenant Colonels to enlisted Privates, the band draws its talent from a diverse cross-section of military and civilian personnel.
The Band’s mission is to provide Highland pageantry with military tradition first and foremost to the Princess of Wales’ own Regiment, performing in the city of Kingston and surrounding communities.
The Band performs various musical support roles to military, civic and private events within the Kingston community. Some annual events to watch for include:
The Relay for Life charity events
Fort Henry Tattoo
City of Kingston Remembrance Day Parade(s)
Town of Gananoque Remembrance Day ceremonies
Remembrance Day Church parades
St George’s Cathedral performances
Various Santa Parades, such as in Lyndhurst and Gananoque
PWOR Birthday-Solider Mess dinners
CFB Kingston unit Birthday dinners, soldiers dinners, Mess dinners
The Robbie Burns Dinner in Gananoque
The March of Dimes
Canada Day Parade in Bath, ON
If you are over the age of 14, and interested in starting or continuing piping, snare, bass, or tenor drumming, we may be the band for you! Free instruction, & starter instruments/equipment and uniforms provided!
Please contact the Drum Major or [email protected] to join us on Monday nights from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the PWOR Armory, 100 Montréal St.