SFU​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​Robbie​ ​Burns​ ​Fundraising​ ​​ ​Dinner​ ​and​ ​Silent​ ​Auction – Saturday January 27th, 2018

A​ ​celebration​ ​of​ ​culture​ ​through​ ​Scotland’s​ ​most​ ​famous​ ​poet.

On January 27th, 2018 the Robert Malcolm Memorial Youth Pipe Band will be celebrating twenty-three years of excellence and leadership for youth by hosting their annual Robbie Burns Dinner at the Executive Inn and Suites in Coquitlam, BC.


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The​ ​pipes​ ​are​ ​calling​ ​you​ ​to​ ​join​ ​us​ ​in​ ​celebrating​ ​the​ ​life​ ​and​ ​work​ ​of​ ​Robert​ ​Burns​ ​-​ ​Scotland’s​ ​iconic cultural​ ​voice.​ ​Taste​ ​the​ ​haggis,​ ​watch​ ​the​ ​highland​ ​dancers,​ ​hear​ ​the​ ​words​ ​of​ ​Robert​ ​Burns,​ ​and​ ​listen to​ ​the​ ​pipes​ ​and​ ​drums​ ​on​ ​this​ ​five-star​ ​evening.​ ​What​ ​better​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​don​ ​your​ ​kilt​ ​and​ ​finest highland​ ​attire​ ​than​ ​a​ ​celebration​ ​of​ ​Scotland​ ​and​ ​its​ ​most​ ​famous​ ​poet?​ ​If​ ​your​ ​kilt​ ​happens​ ​to​ ​be​ ​at​ ​the drycleaners​ ​that​ ​evening,​ ​business​ ​formal​ ​attire​ ​will​ ​do.​ ​You​ ​won’t​ ​want​ ​to​ ​miss​ ​our​ ​incredible​ ​silent auction​ ​featuring​ ​the​ ​works​ ​of​ ​local​ ​artisans​ ​and​ ​small​ ​businesses.​ ​All​ ​proceeds​ ​will​ ​support​ ​the​ ​RMM Pipe​ ​Band​ ​organization.​ ​We​ ​look​ ​forward​ ​to​ ​an​ ​evening​ ​of​ ​Scottish​ ​fun​ ​and​ ​entertainment​ ​with​ ​you!

The​​ ​Simon​ ​Fraser​ ​University​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​​ ​has​ ​garnered​ ​a​ ​reputation​ ​as​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​world’s​ ​most accomplished​ ​pipe​ ​bands​ ​and​ ​a​ ​Canadian​ ​music​ ​icon.​ ​Having​ ​won​ ​no​ ​less​ ​than​ ​six​ ​world​ ​championships and​ ​recorded​ ​albums​ ​in​ ​some​ ​of​ ​the​ ​world’s​ ​most​ ​prestigious​ ​concert​ ​halls,​ ​the​ ​band​ ​continues​ ​to​ ​push the​ ​boundaries​ ​of​ ​the​ ​artistic​ ​world​ ​with​ ​Scotland’s​ ​national​ ​instrument.​ ​The​ ​SFU​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​rose​ ​to prominence​ ​in​ ​the​ ​1980s​ ​before​ ​winning​ ​their​ ​first​ ​World​ ​Championship​ ​in​ ​1995​ ​and​ ​again​ ​in​ ​1996, becoming​ ​the​ ​first​ ​pipe​ ​band​ ​from​ ​outside​ ​of​ ​the​ ​United​ ​Kingdom​ ​to​ ​win​ ​the​ ​title​ ​more​ ​than​ ​once.​ ​Since then,​ ​the​ ​band​ ​has​ ​played​ ​at​ ​venues​ ​including​ ​the​ ​Sydney​ ​Opera​ ​House,​ ​Carnegie​ ​Hall,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Lincoln Centre​ ​in​ ​New​ ​York.​ ​The​ ​band​ ​placed​ ​5th​ ​at​ ​the​ ​2017​ ​World​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​Championships​ ​under​ ​Pipe​ ​Major Alan​ ​Bevan​ ​this​ ​past​ ​August.


The​ ​Robert​ ​Malcolm​ ​Memorial​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​is​ ​the​ ​SFU​ ​Pipe​ ​Band’s​ ​junior​ ​organization​ ​consisting​ ​of​ ​four bands​ ​and​ ​a​ ​beginner​ ​instructional​ ​program.​ ​The​ ​organization​ ​was​ ​founded​ ​in​ ​1994​ ​after​ ​two​ ​members of​ ​the​ ​SFU​ ​Pipe​ ​Band,​ ​Robert​ ​and​ ​Malcolm,​ ​were​ ​killed​ ​in​ ​an​ ​automobile​ ​accident.​ ​Since​ ​then,​ ​the​ ​band has​ ​grown​ ​into​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​world’s​ ​largest​ ​and​ ​most​ ​successful​ ​youth​ ​pipe​ ​band​ ​organizations.​ ​The Robert​ ​Malcolm​ ​Memorial​ ​Grade​ ​III​ ​band​ ​also​ ​competed​ ​at​ ​the​ ​2017​ ​World​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​Championships​ ​​ ​in the​ ​prestigious​ ​Juvenile​ ​category​ ​taking​ ​home​ ​the​ ​Clyesdale​ ​Shield​ ​this​ ​past​ ​August.

With​ ​uniforms​ ​and​ ​instruments​ ​costing​ ​well​ ​over​ ​$2,000​ ​per​ ​member,​ ​fundraising​ ​is​ ​an​ ​important​ ​part​ ​of keeping​ ​our​ ​musical​ ​tradition​ ​alive.​ ​All​ ​proceeds​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Robert​ ​Burns​ ​Fundraising​ ​Dinner​ ​and​ ​Silent Auction​ ​will​ ​benefit​ ​the​ ​RMM​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​organization.​ ​We​ ​look​ ​forward​ ​to​ ​you​ ​joining​ ​us​ ​for​ ​our fundraising​ ​dinner​ ​and​ ​help​ ​promote​ ​piping,​ ​drumming,​ ​and​ ​Scottish​ ​heritage​ ​while​ ​enjoying​ ​a​ ​night​ ​of good​ ​music,​ ​entertainment,​ ​and​ ​fun.​

​For​ ​more​ ​information,​ ​follow​ ​us​ ​on​ ​Facebook​ ​at​ ​RMM​ ​Robbie Burns​ ​Community​.

January​ ​27,​ ​2018

Executive​ ​Plaza​ ​Hotel
405​ ​North​ ​Road Coquitlam,​ ​BC

Doors​ ​open​ ​at​ ​6:00pm Tickets​ ​$80​.

Click here to purchase your tickets... https://sfupbsociety.wildapricot.org/event-2692522



To donate funds directly to the band you can visit our donations page for more information.