Nicol - Brown Amateur Invitational

Professional Piping Recital

Friday, October 5, 2007 - 7:00 pm

Performances by outstanding former winners of Nicol-Brown events: Robbie Beaton, Eric Ouellette, and Glenn Brown. A benefit for the Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Contest.
Free Admission! (Donations gladly accepted).

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
10 N. Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
www.standrewsalbany.org

The 25th Nicol-Brown Contest

2007 Results

Saturday, October 6, 2007 - 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Elite invitational piping contest for Amateur pipers, and reunion for former competitors and judges.

The judges for 2007 were John Wilson and Nancy Tunnicliffe.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
10 N. Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
www.standrewsalbany.org
 
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Master Class

Sunday, October 7, 2007 - 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Nicol-Brown competitors took instruction from the judges, and the public was invited to observe the master class, organized by Maureen Connor. Admission was free, but donations to the Nicol-Brown are welcome at any time.

Celtic Hall
329 Columbia Turnpike
East Greenbush, NY

Set Tunes Workshop

Sunday, October 7, 2007 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Gold and Silver Medal tunes for 2008, taught by John Wilson in a seminar appropriate for judges and advanced pipers. Free Admission, but donations to the Nicol-Brown are always welcome.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
10 N. Main Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
www.standrewsalbany.org

Pipe Band Clinic

Monday, October 8, 2007 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

John Wilson worked with the Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band. The public was invited to sit in and listen to his comments on improving a band’s performance. John Wilson is one of the world’s leading authorities on pipe band instruction, having spent many years with Strathclyde Police.

Celtic Hall, E. Greenbush
329 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144

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