Southwest Skye Pipes & Drums Band Concert

Southwest Skye Pipes & Drums Band Concert

20 Sep 2014



12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Located at: Prescott Public Library

On Saturday, September 20, at noon, the Southwest Skye Pipes & Drums will perform on the library lawn. Playing various types of bagpipes, the band will showcase pipe and drum arrangements and relate the history of some Scottish traditions and customs interspersed with a few fun facts. Sunhats and lawn chairs welcome.

 

This Arizona bagpipe band has won “Best of Parade” for the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Sedona for three straight years. Members from Williams, Flagstaff, Sedona, Ashfork, Chino Valley, Prescott and Prescott Valley entertain and promote Scots/Irish/Welsh culture through music and education. The band is under the direction of well-known Pipe Major, Michael Donelson, with Prescott Library’s own reference librarian, Russ Miller as Pipe Sergeant and Martha Shideler as Pipe Corporal. On the drum side of the band, Joseph Tulley is the Drum Major, and Geoff Pavey is the multiple-award-winning Drum Sergeant.

 

Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.

 

 


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