June 23, 2024

Top Rated Eagle Pipe Band to Perform on Campus Nov. 20

On Saturday, November 20 at 7 p.m., the Eagle Pipe Band will perform a fall concert in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Community Concert Band. The performance will premiere a piece written for concert band and pipe band for this performance by UMW Professor of Music David J. Long based on a bagpipe tune, “Donald Ross of Vancouver.” The concert will be held in George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium and is free and open to the public.

The band has been a top contender in pipe band competitions across the East Coast this year, winning first place at the Meadows Highland Games and Celtic Festival in Doswell, Virginia, and the Celtic Festival of Southern Maryland, second place at the Colonial Highland Gathering in Maryland and at the Williamsburg Scottish Festival in Virginia, and third place at the Virginia Scottish Games and at the Rockland County Feis Games in New York.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.