Sharing music on a mountain

SFU Pipe Band plays free concert, prepares to defend title at World Championships

On Sunday, the current world champion SFU Pipe Band performed a free outdoor concert at Simon Fraser University. This rehearsal offered the public an opportunity to hear the band before they travel this month to the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland to defend their title.

SFU Pipe Band - August 2 Concert
Terry Lee, Pipe Major leads the pipe band

Video interviews by Xavier Boderiou, J. Reid Maxwell, and Terry Lee

Xavier Boderiou, a Piper on exchange from France states:
“…when I was 11 or 12 I was listening to SFU Pipe Band’s CDs and they were performing in New York, the CD was called Live at Carnegie Hall, I used to listen to this CD quite alot, so it’s quite a dream for me to join this band today”

SFU Pipe Band - August 2 Concert
Angela Burleigh practices prior to the concert

SFU Pipe Band - August 2 Concert
Drummers perform in unison

SFU Pipe Band - August 2 Concert
Playing bagpipes in the sun

Additional photographs are available on flickr.