Tag: Piobaireachd Club

Piobaireachd Club – March 30th 2012

PIOBAIREACHD CLUB Meeting Report March 30th , 2012  Keeping with tradition, the March club meeting was at the home of Bob, Mary and Edward McIlwaine. They were gracious hosts and there was again a fine selection of cheeses to accompany an oatcake. The piper of the month was Alastair Lee. He played Lament for “King George III”. This…

Piobaireachd Club – February 25th, 2012

PIOBAIREACHD CLUB MEETING REPORT Friday, February 25th, 2012 It was a rather rainy Friday, but the Hilder family were gracious hosts to a fine night of piobaireachd playing. The feature piper of the month, and his first time playing at the club, was Joe Stewart. Joe hails from the Seattle area and recently had successes at…

Piobaireachd Club – December 2, 2011

PIOBAIREACHD CLUB Friday, December 2nd, 2011   The pre-Christmas club meeting was held at Jack and Christine Lee’s house. The last meeting of each year has typically been where some of the younger pipers come to play and where the attendees get to sample a wide array of Christmas edible goodies.   The piper of…

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…