4. Our Next Performance!

How current is this information?  Updated: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Sat., November 4, 2017--
Saint Andrews Gala
Marriott Denver Tech Center, 4900 S Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80237.   (Union and Syracuse)
Meet at 6:00 p.m., we rehearse with RMHD, prepare, then perform at 8:00 p.m.  Done by 8:45 p.m.

     1. March in: "Rowan Tree" [full band]
     2. Highland Fling ("Orange and Blue" [4 bar intro, then play the tune twice]) [full band]
     3. "The Gael" (setting from Rob Bratsch) -- broadsword choreography. Also: additional young people on percussion instruments (we'll practice this at the hotel). [full band, Rob Bratsch solo piper, Brendan Krause solo bass]
     4. The Seann Truibhas (Shawn Trews) [Neil pipes]
     5. The Armed Forces set (no breaks) [full band] (Army, Marines, Navy, AF, CG)
     6. "The Barren Rocks of Aden" for a dance (first part played three times, for intro+first step).  [Pipers who know this tune+snare drummer(s)]
     7. "Highland Cathedral" (solo piper: Dane Hook) (Long Version--essentially twice through). [full band]
     8. (NEW / CHANGE) "Bonnie Dundee" (6/8 March) (play three times) (had been "Mairi's Wedding"). Choreography (dance) featuring Don McKee and former champion dancer (now Highland dance judge) Pam Patrick Moisey.   [Pipers who know this tune+snare drummer(s)]
     9. Sword Dance ("Scotland the Brave" in lieu of "Gillie Calum")(for the intro, play line four [= last 4 measures], then play the tune twice thru, [which equals the slow time part of the dance], then play "Orange and Blue" for the quick time (no intro, just part 1 and part 2 straight). [full band]
     10. (NEW / CHANGE) March out: (had been "Hot Punch"), now: "Mairi's Wedding" (first time through the first part in place, then turn and step off).  We may circle the room twice (Don will decide and signal with the mace, or not).  [full band] dancers follow the band.

Most of our performances occur in the spring and summer.  If a performance comes up that the band decides to do, you'll see it here, on this web page.

See our past performances and appearances in our Photo Gallery.