We are Live Tweeting from The Pipes of Christmas event NYC,
Saturday, December 19th 2015
In conjuction with our contributing blogger LIZ MERCADO, OUTLANDER HOMEPAGE will be covering all the Festivities and writing up all the details....
|LIZ MERCADO AND GILLEBRIDE MACMILLAN AT LAST YEAR'S EVENT|
The Pipes of Christmas Concert in NYC December 19th 2015 is approaching with
an excitement for the upcoming Holiday season, Then we hear the best announcement about it, that Bear McCreary will serve as Honorary Chair for the event...
Here are a few promotionalines details:
Clan Currie Society presents :
The Pipes of Christmas
Our 17th Annual Celebration
Dec 19, 2015
Answer the Call of the Pipes and Drums!
Two performances at 2 and 7 PM!
"One of New York City's Top Ten Holiday Events"
- NYC Top Ten
"The musical experience was thrilling"
- Classical NJ Magazine
"A majestic seasonal experience"
- The Star Ledger
"a soul-soaring mix of traditional holiday and sacred music performed by brass, string and percussion, Celtic instruments and the Highland pipes interspersed with Holy Scripture and the poetry and literature of Celtic heritage."
- Adventures in the Endless Pursuit of Entertainment
From the bold sounds of the pipes and drums, and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, The Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul. The concert features the music of Christmas accompanied by a selection of readings taken from the Celtic literature of Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.
Highlights of the 2015 concerts include a tribute to legendary film composer, Sir James Horner and a world premiere song from Alexander McCall Smith Prize winner, composer James Hind.
Honorary Chairman include Outlander composer, Bear McCreary and Celtic Life publisher, Marcie Macquarrie.
Proceeds from this annual fundraising concert benefit music scholarships established with leading Celtic arts programs at universities and colleges in the US, Canada and Scotland.
Our Largest Company Ever!
Featured performers include James Robinson, Mhairi Calvey and Andrew Weir from Mel Gibson's "Braveheart", fiddle champions, Paul Woodiel and Calum Pasqua, "Riverdance" piper, Christopher Layer, guitarist Steve Gibb from "Jersey Boys", cellist Sarah Hewitt-Roth, Scottish Country Dance aficionado Susie Petrov, bassist Mark Verdino, the Solid Brass ensemble, organist William Peek, Scottish Gaelic Mod Champion harpist Jennifer Port and the Kevin Ray Blandford Memorial Pipe Band of Redlands, CA.
Performances at 2 and 7 PM.
The Pipes of Christmas is made possible through the generous support of Edinburgh Napier University, Celtic Life Magazine and the Grand Summit Hotel. Additional support provided by the Classic Malts of Scotland.
"The Best of the Pipes of Christmas" CD available at www.cdbaby.com.
Performances also in Summit, NJ (one block from NJ Transit Station) on Sunday, December 20 at 2 and 7 PM. Tickets at www.pipesofchristmas.com.
Don't delay - concerts sell out quickly!
Categories: Folk,Other,World Music
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