Victoria Highland Games

May 17, 2014
Topaz Park, Victoria, BC, Canada

The Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival has grown to a nine day celebration of Scottish music, culture and arts. Includes solo piping and drumming, Highland dancing and pipe bands, plus many community events.

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TIP OF THE DAY
Drummers: When writing scores, collaborate with the pipe-major to ensure that the overall ensemble – the big key in a pipe band – is suitable to both corps. Then incorporate the mid-section.
Graham Kirkwood

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