Category: Programs

Piobaireachd Club – December 9, 2005

Greetings, a report on Friday’s meeting. Regards, Ron The Club met at the home of Jack and Christine Lee for the annual Christmas meeting. The atmosphere was festive. As one true believer put the matter, “What could be better? The music, the sociability, the warm venue, and the wonderful spread of goodies that Christine put…

Piobaireachd Club – Undetermined date between February and November 2005

Those who gathered at the home of Ron and Eileen Sutherland enjoyed a wonderfully fine evening of cèol mor. It is an occasion like this that reminds the writer that living to an old age isn’t all downhill. Colin Lee, fresh from winning the Nicol-Brown Memorial in Troy, New York, led off the evening with…

Piobaireachd Club – February 7, 2005

It was good evening of piping, hosted by Bob & Mary McIlwaine. Jack Lee introduced his tune, Lament for MacDonald of Kinlochmoidart #1, by illustrating the difference between tune #1 and #2, the latter being considered a Salute. Like so many others, the origin of the tune is lost in the mists of time. There…

Piobaireachd Club – December 17, 2004

Greetings and best wishes for good health in 2005. Regards, the other Ron Piobaireachd Club It was another dark and stormy night. Have the Sassenachs put a curse on the weather for Club night? Anyway, the weather inside the home of Ron & Eileen Sutherland was balmy and conducive to some excellent piping. Once again,…