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Archbishop Molloy Pipes and Drums

ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY HIGH SCHOOL PIPES & DRUMS

THE ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY PIPES AND DRUMS BAND IS A 22 PIECE UNIFORMED BAND CONSISTING OF 15 PIPERS, 4 SNARE DRUMMERS, 2 TENOR DRUMMERS, AND 1 BASE DRUMMER. OUR UNIFORM IS OF THE MODERN HUNTING HAMILTON TARTAN, THE PRINCE CHARLIE PIPER JACKET, AND A PLAIN GLENGARRY HAT. OUR COLOR GUARD CONSISTS OF 4 STUDENTS CARRYING THE SCHOOL BANNER, THE IRISH FLAG, AND THE AMERICAN FLAG. ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE BAND ARE STUDENTS FROM ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY HIGH SCHOOL. OUR INSTRUCTOR IS MR. BOB HANLEY, PIPE MAJOR OF THE NYC CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT PIPE BAND. ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY PIPES & DRUMS HAVE BEEN SPONSORED BY AER LINGUS TO BE THEIR OFFICIAL BAND WHEN THEY MARCH. AER LINGUS, HAS A POLICY OF ENCOURAGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE IRISH CULTURE AMONG THE YOUNG AND HAS CHOSEN MOLLOY TO HELP REACH THAT GOAL. THE BAND HAS MARCHED IN THE ST.PATRICKíS DAY PARADES IN ROCKVILLE CENTRE (NY), GARDEN CITY (NY), PROSPECT PARK/BROOKLYN (NY), AND BELMAR (NJ). THE BAND HAS ALSO PREFORMED IN MANY CHURCH RELATED FUNCTIONS, BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL, ST.ANDREW AVELLINO INTERNATIONAL DAY, AND QUEEN OF MARTYRS' CHURCH.

- ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY PIPES AND DRUMS WAS STARTED IN 1995.

- WE ARE THE FIRST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL WITH A PIPES & DRUMS BAND IN THE UNITED STATES

- THE BAND PLAYED FOR POPE JOHN PAUL IIíS LAST PAPAL VISIT TO THE NEW YORK AREA

- THE BAND IS SPONSORED BY AER LINGUS

- THE BAND IS ALSO SPONSORED BY THE SLY FOX INN RESTAURANT

- ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY PIPES & DRUMS WERE AWARDED FIRST PLACE IN THE ROCKAWAY (NY) ST. PATRICKíS DAY PARADE IN 1996 & 1997

-IN 1998 THE BAND WON AN HONORABLE MENTION IN THE ROCKVILLE CENTRE (NY) ST.PATRICKíS DAY PARADE.

MODERATORS OF THE BAND:

KEN AUER, BROTHER PATRICK HOGAN, & BROTHER PATRICK LALLY

1999 BAND OFFICERS

PIPE MAJOR- Matt Waldron

PIPE SARGEANTS- Chris Kubic, Rob Brady

DRUM SARGEANT- Ken Hansen

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