In Celtic Times - St. Thomas Episcopal School Pipe Band and Dancers
WHAT: A musical and dance explosion featuring more than 300 bagpipers, drummers and dancers. In Celtic Times, blends traditional Scottish favorites and contemporary pieces. Headlining the performance is the five-time juvenile world champion pipe and drum band of St. Thomas’ Episcopal School.
WHO: The St. Thomas’ Episcopal pipe and drum band – five-time juvenile world champions in 1985, 1995, 1998, 2004 and 2006 – is one of the most highly-respected pipe bands around the globe. St. Thomas’ also produces some of the best Scottish Highland dancers in the country. They have won the United States Highland Dancing Championships more than twenty times.in
the early 1960's when the school's founding Rector, The Rev
WHY: For the past 45 years, this event has enlightened and entertained audiences in Houston—keeping alive the music and dance of the richand heritage. It has become a Houston tradition and a community-treasured show.
WHEN: Thursday, March 11, 2009, at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Toyota Center, 1510 Polk Street, Houston, Texas 77002. Tickets may be purchased online at www.toyotatix. com, or call St. Thomas’ Episcopal School, 713.666.3111. Reserved tickets are $25 and general admission tickets are $15.
HOW: Come to the Toyota Centerfor the 46th annual spectacular.
WEBSITES: www.scottishfestiva l.net ; www.stespb.org ; www.houstontoyotace nter.com