Category: Piobaireachd Club

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…

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…

Piobaireachd Club – December 3rd, 2010

PIOBAIREACHD CLUB  Meeting Report December 3rd, 2010 The pre-Christmas club meeting was held at the home of Jack and Christine Lee.  The pipers and piobaireachd enthusiasts were treated to many tunes and also a wide variety of tasty treats at Christine’s laden table. First piper to play was Hal Senyk.  Hal warmed up his instrument with a…