The Band

Pipe Major – Matt Fraser

Matt hails from New Zealand and shifted to Melbourne in 2016 after living in Scotland for five years. In Scotland, Matt played for the Inveraray and District Pipe Band and competed in solo competitions around the games, including the Silver Medal piobaireachd competitions at Oban and Inverness. Prior to shifting to Scotland, Matt played with the Manawatu Pipe Band in New Zealand. Matt has taken lessons from Don and Matt Smith, Mark McNoe, Stuart Easton, Dr. Brendon Eade, and Dr. Angus MacDonald.

Drum Sergeant – Steven Shedden

Steven, originally from Glasgow, Scotland has played at the top level of pipe bands since the early age of 13 – winning his first championship drumming prize in 2007 with Boghall & Bathgate Pipe Band.
Steven later joined The House of Edgar Shotts & Dykehead Pipe Band. Under leadership of 16 time world solo drumming champion, Jim Kilpatrick.
Shotts & Dykehead won the drumming prize at the 2011 World Pipe Band Championships.
Steven is also the current Australian Solo Drumming Champion, having held this title since 2017.
Pipe Sergeant – Katherine Belcher

Lead Tenors – Brenton Earl & Jeremy Hand


  • Alastair McInnes
  • Amber Ives
  • Andrew Dye
  • Andrew Hall
  • Andrew Kuiler
  • Ben Stumpo
  • Blair Hodson
  • Cam Ely
  • Cam Webb
  • Charlie Cooper
  • Chris MacDonald
  • Craig Sked
  • Dan Whelan
  • Erin Russell
  • Freddie Cameron
  • Greg Lowe
  • Jack White
  • Kyle Warren
  • Liam Kernaghan
  • Mark Saul
  • Matt Ead
  • Mihin Perera
  • Neil Marriott
  • Simon Gibson
  • Simon MacLean
  • Steve Tierney
  • Struan Thorpe

Snare Section

  • Thomas Carruthers
  • Angus Jones
  • David Johnston
  • Jessie MacAllan
  • Edward Roxburgh
  • Joshua Troup
  • Rebekah Weir

Bass Section

  • Tyler Fry
  • Harrison Gill
  • Everett Joy
  • Connor Merigan
  • Isabella Plunkett
  • Luke Stanley-Ryan

Sound Assistant – Andrew Scott

Band Manager – Bruce Freeman