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District musicians are members of world championship band

Aug. 30, 2019


Pinellas County Schools students Daniel Tibma and Caleb Ruddock were members of the Capital District Youth Pipe Band that won the 2019 World Pipe Band Championship and Best Drum Corps titles in Grade Novice B. The event was held on August 17, 2019, at Glasgow Green in Scotland. The band competed against 20 other Novice B bands to win the title.


 Daniel is ninth-grader at Tarpon Springs High School and a student in the school’s Leadership Conservatory for the Arts. Caleb is an eighth-grader at Dunedin Highland Middle school. Both students are percussionists.


The Capital District Youth Pipe Band bagpipers and drummers from all over the eastern United States as part of their World-championship band. Youth from New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida all combined their talents into a seamless ensemble.


Caleb Ruddock and Daniel Tibma

Pictured: Caleb Ruddock and Daniel Tibma