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Piobaireachd Club – September 30, 2011

PIOBAIREACHD CLUB September 30, 2011   The first Club meeting of the fall was held at the home of Ron and Eileen Sutherland. It was well attended with newcomers, returning members and regular attendees. Kyle Banta opened the meeting with MacKintosh’s Banner followed by Ed McIlwaine with “Lament for Alasdair Dearg MacDonell of Glengarry”. The composer of this tune is uncertain but it…

Membership Survey on Proposed Changes to Grand Aggregate Status

The BCPA Board of Directors is requesting the input of all BCPA Members with respect to proposed changes to the granting of Grand Aggregate Status to Highland Games Associations operating in the BCPA jurisdiction. Please take a few minutes to read this letter to the membership and complete the membership survey. A link to the survey is…

Piobaireachd Club – March 25th, 2011

PIOBAIREACHD CLUB Friday March 25th, 2011 A thank you to Bob and Mary McIlwaine who hosted a fine night of piobaireachd playing. The first piper of the night was John Lee playing “Lady Margaret MacDonald’s Salute”.  John won the C grade piobaireachd at the Cowal Highland Games playing this tune. Lady MacDonald was the second wife of Alexander MacDonald…

Piobaireachd Club – February 25th 2011

PIOBAIREACHD CLUB Meeting Report February 25th 2011 A bitterly cold day in February, but there was a warm reception at the Hilder family household for a fine night of piobaireachd. Andrew Bonar was the first piper of the evening. Andrew played  “I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand” which was the tune he played to win the silver…