SFU​ ​Pipe​ ​Band​ ​Robbie​ ​Burns​ ​Fundraising​ ​​ ​Dinner​ ​and​ ​Silent​ ​Auction – Saturday January 25th, 2020

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

On Saturday, January 25th, 2020 the Robert Malcolm Memorial Youth Pipe Band will be celebrating twenty-sixyears 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.

Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for the event.  The Robbie Burns dinner and silent auction is now sold out.  We have a wonderful evening planned and look forward to seeing everyone at the event.

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 2020
January 25, 2020
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.

Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for the event.  The Robbie Burns dinner and silent auction is now sold out.  We have a wonderful evening planned and look forward to seeing everyone at the event.

Questions? Email: robbieburnsdinner@sfupipeband.com

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