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  • Understanding our Band…

    Understanding our Band…

    With Wake & District now having six years of experience behind us, we have grown into what could be considered the adolescent years. No longer...

  • Piping in Partnership…

    Piping in Partnership…

    Partnerships are formed between a number of individuals, agencies or organizations with a shared interest. There is usually an overarching purpose to work together on a...

  • Assistant Chief Danny Hinton at rest

    Assistant Chief Danny Hinton at rest

    On behalf of the members of Wake & District – we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of...

  • Saying Goodbye to Angus

    Saying Goodbye to Angus

    On 23 February 2012 the Durham Highway Fire Department laid to rest one of their own; Angus Highway.  Angus will always be a part of the Durham...

  • Website RE-BOOT…

    Website RE-BOOT…

    We are so grateful and humble for our collective talents, hard work – and the opportunities we have to perform and grow; all the while...

  • Why Checkered Glengarry Caps?

    Why checkered Glengarry caps?

    The Sillitoe Tartan was originally developed by Percy Sillitoe a pattern – of black-and-white or blue-and-white chequered markings. Sillitoe tartan key function was to clearly...

  • St. Practice Day, 2012

    St. Practice Day…

    Thank you to all the members of Wake & District who made it out for a lovely outdoor practice on the afternoon of Saturday, 18...

  • What's In a Name...

    What’s In a Name…

    A district is a term for a type of administrative division. Entities known as districts vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several...

  • Andrew Hoinacki, ar2|drumming

    Quintessential in our growth…

    Andrew Hoinacki of ar2|drumming is the finest example of how a drum instructor should operate. His instruction is instrumental keeping Wake & District focused on...

  • Not good, but better...

    Not good, but better…

    Band members had a vindicating weekend workshop with instructors Andrew Hoinacki and Ken McKeveny over the weekend of 9-11 February 2012.  The Grade V drum...