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Piobaireachd Club – March 23, 2007

MARCH 23, 2007 It was a raw and rainy night but, once inside the home of Mary and Bob McIlwaine, the climate was definitely sunny and warm. Colin Lee led off the evening with The Groat, a tune composed to celebrate the birth of an heir to a Highland Chieftan. A silver coin (groat) was…

Piobaireachd Club – December 8, 2006

Fri. Dec 8, 2006 The meeting convened at the home of Jack and Christine Lee where the hospitality was generous and warm. As usual, the December meeting is given over to young pipers. It is with these young folk that the future of piobaireachd rests. Judging by the quality of piping, the future seems to…

Piobaireachd Club – October 28, 2006

Piobaireachd Club On Friday, October 28, 2006, an elite group of Club members met at the home of Ron and Eileen Sutherland for a grand evening of music. Jack Lee led off with Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar (1662-1741), a man known to his contemporaries as Raghnall MacAilean Og. He was the third son…

Piobaireachd Club – April 7, 2006

Greetings, another great night of piobaireachd. Regards, the other Ron What a splendid evening for driving to Bob and Mary McIlwaine’s home to hear the ‘great music’. And great it was, to the delight of the many who turned out to enjoy the hospitality, socialization, and, most of all, piping in a relaxed setting. Jack…