6 sets of bagpipes plus 6 snare drums, two tenor drums and a bass drum together with cases, harnesses, slings, drum sticks and mallets equates to approximately £12,000. Tuition equates to approximately £20,000 per annum.
On top of this, further costs include practice chanters, reeds, practice drum pads, public liability insurance, bookkeeping/audit support, rental of halls for band practice, transport to competitions and miscellaneous ancillary items together with ongoing investment in the instruments leads to an estimated operating cost of £35,000 per annum.
Donating any small sum can contribute to bringing a whole new experience to the children of Govan, we also accept the donation of bagpipe equipment from drum pads and chanters to drum sticks and bagpipes so please contact us if you would like to donate any of this equipment.
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