Chicago Highland Games

June 20, 2014
Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois., USA

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Chicago Highland Games

June 20, 2008
Oakbrook Polo Grounds, Oakbrook, IL, USA

Band Competition: Grades II thru V Solos: Open through Practice Chanter

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Pipe-Majors: When selecting tunes for medleys, try to create a mix of old, established tunes and new compositions. Too much new may be lost on the listener.
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