Category: drumming

The Recording of Wander My Friends

Bear McCreary wrote the tune <em><strong>Wander My Friends</strong></em> in the celtic style for the show BattleStar Gallactica.  You can see a recording of an <a title=”Wander My Friends on Youtube” href=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtO1ZpDcDSw” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>orchestra playing it</a> on youtube. Unfortunately the Highland Bagpipes does not have the range to play the tune as composed, so I […]

Celtic Folk – various amateur Celtic performers

Celtic Folk holds 4 gatherings a year, and the 2011-2012 year is about to start.  The first night is September 24th.  Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the door.  Further details can be found at <a href=”http://www.celticfolkcalgary.ca/”>their website</a>. I was a guest performer at Celtic Folk for their November 2010 gathering.   During the […]

With the competition season done, now what?

<h1>With the competition season done, now what are your plans?</h1> Are you taking your competition results and feedback, and working to improve for next year?  Have you decided to take a bit of a rest before starting working towards next year’s competitions?  Have you sworn off competing and instead going to find a street band […]