The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band were first heard in Ottawa in 1896 performing on behalf of their Benefactors, the Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association as part of their organization. To hire the band for an event or parade, please contact Pipe Major Bethany Bisaillion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mac an Alba
A small pipe band consisting of dedicated individuals, Mac an Alba specializes in traditional favourites played with a modern twist. For more information, contact Pipe Major Bethany Bisaillion at email@example.com.
Neil McDaniel originates from Cape Breton Island and carries his own vibrant brand of Celtic music. He has earned himself an East Coast Music Awards nomination for Best Roots Album and has entertained audiences from the Maritimes to the Ottawa Valley and across the Atlantic to the West Coast of Ireland. McDaniel holds true to his Irish heritage and this is evident in his singing and performances on mandolin, guitar, whistles, and piano. He currently resides in Ottawa and is strongly connected wth this regions Celtic community. His lively performances encompass a flavorable recipe of music, with sizzling fiddlers and a dynamic cast of great Celtic musicians always ready to bring on the tradition. Website: www.neilmcdaniel.ca Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Formed in 1971 by Rob Taylor, The Brigadoons have, through all these years, promoted the Celtic music so popular in Glengarry County. Over the years the band has had many members who epitomized the vast talent present in the county. A wonderful band who can add so much color and fun to your event - visit their site at www.thebrigadoons.com for more information. General Inquiries: By email: Denis: email@example.com For Bookings: Contact Denis Carr By phone: Home: 1-613-932-7239Cell: 613-930-5128
Comunn Gàidhlig Ottawa exists to promote Gaelic language, music and culture. CGO is multi-dimensional, and will focus efforts on: *Providing “in-person” Gaelic learning groups at various levels based on AGA and other proven methodologies to help foster and grow Gaelic awareness and usage in central Canada *Networking with other Celtic and Gaelic groups to provide high quality “easy-to-find” Gaelic language, music and cultural resources *Organizing and help to grow a Canadian National Capital Mòd in co-ordination with other Mòd organizations that fosters and promotes Gaelic language, singing, dancing and piping activities. *Providing information, contacts and facilities for Gaelic choirs, musical learning and other Gaelic music related activities *Lobbying the Federal and Municipal governments to recognize Gaelic as an important part of Canada’s heritage and have it offered as an elective language in our schools here. This will involve networking with government in Nova Scotia to see how they have been able to make progress in this area *Participating at as many events as possible to raise awareness of the rising vitality and relevance of Gaelic in Canadian society and around the world. Visit www.gaidhligottawa.ca for more information on this amazing group of talented people supporting the Gaelic arts in the Ottawa region.
Heritage Hands Ottawa Drum Club
The Heritage Hands Ottawa Drum Club / Tambours du patrimoine de l'Outaouais has a repertoire ranging from high energy rhythmical to historic rudimental numbers and can be tailored to specific audience preferences. If you would like to hire our group for a performance or need more information please contact one of the following club members:
Le groupe Heritage Hands Ottawa Drum Club / Tambours du patrimoine de l'Outaouais peut offrir un spectacle comprenant des pièces rythmiques remplies d’énergie ainsi que des pièces rudimentales et historiques qui peuvent être adaptées à différents auditoires. Pour de plus amples renseignements au sujet des services offerts par le groupe, veuillez communiquer avec un des membre suivants :
Whether you need a haggis piped in or you just want to add a regal air to your next event, a piper is your best bet. We maintain a database of professional and semi-professional performers ready to add that touch of class to your upcoming affair. Contact Bethany Bisaillion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rae MacCulloch founded the MacCulloch School of Dancing in the Fall of 1954. We provide training in Highland and Traditional Celtic-Canadian Step Dancing. The MacCulloch Dancers of Ontario, Canada love to dance. The MacCulloch Dancers have met with much success and recognition both locally and abroad.
Katherine Robinson School of Highland Dancing
The Katharine Robinson School of Highland Dancing was founded in 1968. The Director, Ms. Katharine Robinson, is a Life Member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (B.A.T.D.) and a Member of the Judges Panel of the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (S.O.B.H.D.). Initially, the School started in the Robinson's family home with 10 students. Today it has grown into a strong and vibrant dancing school with more than 75 students ranging in age from 4 to 54.
Sherry's School of Highland Dance
Sherry's School of Highland Dance is a Scottish Highland Dance school located in Kanata, Ontario. We offer highland dance instruction from ages 4 to adults. Levels from Beginner to Premier are taught under the British Association of Teachers of Dance (BATD) Syllabus. Classes are offered weeknights and weekends. Sherry has over 20 years of dance experience, and has been teaching Highland Dance for the past 10 years. She is a Member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (BATD). Sherry's School offers performances, ceilidhs, and wedding honour guards and performances.
Celtic Cross Dancers
Celtic Cross is a group of Ottawa dancers who perform a mix of traditional and contemporary choreographies. We have decades of experience in the Celtic dance genres of Highland, Irish, and Ottawa Valley stepdance as teachers, performers, competitors and choreographers. Our shows are a lively blend of all 3 dance styles, and our repertoire is suited to any venue or event, from festivals to pubs to live concerts to wedding receptions and anything in between. For information on the region's newest Highland Dance and choreography group, visit their website at www.celticcrossdancers.com for information on how to join and how to book them for your event.