St Andrew's Day Celeidh
Saturday, December 7 at the Royal Canadian Legion at 294 Cyr Avenue in Vanier - doors open at 5 pm, dinner starts at 6. 3 course buffet dinner including the ceremonial 'piping in of the haggis' - free parking, cash bar, silent auction, lots of piping and drumming, Occasional Pudding celeidh band and Scottish country dancing - all for $20, $10 for under 16's. Tickets available at the door - come promptly at 5 to make sure you get in -
Entertainment starts at 7 pm with the solo performances, Scottish country dancing is at 7:30, Occasional Pudding at 8, the Sons at 8:30, and Highland dancing with the Celtic Cross Dancers at 9 pm. Silent auction ends at 9:30 pm. Bring your credit cards - we'll take them this year for the auction!
The Sons Visit Royalty
Listen to Pipe Major Bethany Bisaillion's breaking interview with Alan Neal on CBC's All In a Day where she describes what it was like to meet and perform for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II this past Monday, August 19th:
Check out the piece aired by CBC News Ottawa: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Ottawa/ID/2399839028/
As well as a clip from CTVs Canada AM: http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/canadian-bagpipers-prepare-to-play-for-the-queen-in-scotland-1.1399472
Pipe Major Bethany Bisaillion Awarded Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award
The Ottawa City Piping College
The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band are pleased to be affiliated
with the Ottawa City Piping College which supports its mandate
to teach and train musicians in both piping and drumming in
our region. Our curriculum follows the course of the prestigious
College of Piping in Glasgow, Scotland, and our 3 accredited
examiners follow their testing guidelines.
For information on lessons, please email school Director
Bethany Bisaillion at firstname.lastname@example.org for times,
costs and locations in Ottawa. All new members are asked to have a basic knowledge of exercises, tunes,
and have taken a session of admission with one of the band's officers.
For more information on the College of Piping in Glasgow, please visit their site at
www.collegeofpiping.org Exam information is available on this page: http://www.collegeofpiping.org/examinations/sqa-piping/
The OCPC is proud to support the beginner program of the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band.
The Queen and I - with Pipe Major Bethany Bisaillion
Donating to a great cause...
The Sons of Scotland are pleased to be supporting youth in our community with piping and drumming classes. The school of the Ottawa City Piping College supports the work of the Sons of Scotland - if you want to donate to this wonderful program, please email us at email@example.com The Ottawa City Piping College is a registered non profit organization. We contribute to the teaching and travel of the many members of the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band.
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Vice Regal Patron of the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal Ceremony
Pipe Major Bethany Bisaillion received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in honor of her work in the piping community from Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper on May 28 in his office on Parliament Hill. Her speech was read in both English and Gaelic, and was accompanied by her brother, fellow Sons Pipe Major Lachlann. It was a great day indeed.
Tartan Week Alliance
P/M Bisaillion is pleased to be named to the board for the Tartan Week Alliance. She joins members from the US and Scotland to help bring awareness to events held globally to highlight the Scottish influences in our communities. Visit www.tartanweek.com for more information.