SFU​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​Robbie​ ​Burns​ ​Fundraising​ ​​ ​Dinner​ ​and​ ​Silent​ ​Auction – Saturday January 26th, 2019

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

On Saturday, January 26th, 2019 the Robert Malcolm Memorial Youth Pipe Band will be celebrating twenty-five years of excellence and leadership for youth by hosting their annual Robbie Burns Dinner at the Executive Inn and Suites in Coquitlam, BC.

Register and get your tickets!

Please join us at the Executive Plaza Hotel Metro Vancouver

Doors open at 6:00 PM - Tickets $80

All proceeds from this event will benefit the RMM Pipe Band Organization.

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.

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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.​

Robbie Burns Fundraising Dinner & Silent Auction 2019
January 26, 2019
Executive Plaza Hotel Metro Vancouver
405 North Road Coquitlam, BC

Doors open at 6:00 PM - Tickets $80

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

All proceeds from this event will benefit the RMM Pipe Band Organization.

Questions? Email: robbieburnsdinner@sfupipeband.com

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Donate

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