Calgary Highland Games

August 30, 2014
Springbank Park, Calgary, AB, Canada

The Calgary Highland Games is one of the premier Highland Games in Western Canada. Started in 1913, it is one of the oldest gatherings in North America. With competitors from around the world, the Calgary Highland Games is a proud spectacle of Scotland�s history come to life.

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Calgary Highland Games

August 29, 2008
Shouldice Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

A highland games that includes pipe bands contests, solo piping and drumming competitions, highland dance contests, and much more.

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    Fri, 17 Oct 2014
    The 2015 World’s format is backwards. It’s hard to fault the organizers for having another go at the 2014 format: Friday only Grade 1 qualifying; Saturday is the Grade 1 Final and everything else. It’s an opportunity missed. But i …
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TIP OF THE DAY
Tenor drummers: When composing rhythmical passages in a tenor drum score, don’t just think about replicating the accented phrases within the snare score, but give equal consideration towhat is happening in the melody. Question your composition. For example, if a triplet occurs in the snare score,check if that triplet exists in the melody. If not,ask yourself if there is any value to that triplet being incorporated into the tenor score. That’s just a short example, but applying that principle is a small step towards improving ensemble.
Scott Currie, SC Drumming, Uddingston, Scotland