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Dances Taught on Sundays 2022

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on December 4, 2022 at 10:56:54 pm
 

December 4 - Nancy and Kate

21 dancers, including a different Sophia who came to watch and danced Flowers of Edinburgh

Figure taught: Poussette right round (diamond poussette)

  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Postie's Jig
  • Asilomar Romantic
  • Diamond Jubilee
  • Arthur's Seat
  • The Quaich 

 

November 27 - Rebecca and John

18 dancers, including 4 of the 5 who came to the Graduation Party

Figure taught: Hello/Goodbye (Set to Corners & Partner)

  • Can-do Ceilidh
  • Touch of Tartan
  • Monymusk
  • Duke of Atholl's Reel
  • Minister on the Loch
  • Arthur's Seat 

 

November 20 - MSCR Graduation Party - Janice and Nancy

21 dancers, including 4 from class: Isabella, Lauren, Sarah, Sophia and 1 from "Try It" class: Valerie

  • Happy to Meet
  • Jessie's Hornpipe
  • Pelorus Jack (Demo)
  • Rakes of Glasgow
  • Catch the Wind
  • Mairi's Wedding (Demo)
  • The Deil amang the Tailors 

 

November 13 Terry and Nancy

16 dancers

New(?) Figure: Inveran Reels

  • Edinburgh Toy Shop
  • The Quaich
  • The Provost Wynd
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Mairi's Wedding 

 

November 6 Kate and Chuck

13 dancers

  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Duke of Atholl's Reel
  • Rakes of Glasgow
  • Arthur's Seat
  • Asilomar Romantic
  • Tribute to the Borders

 

October 30 Nancy and Chuck

12 Dancers for a Witchin' Good Evening

Step practice: Advance and retire

  • Halloween Jig
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • The Witching Hour
  • Trip to the Borders
  • Slytherin House
  • Ferla Mor

 

October 23 Rebecca and Nancy

19 dancers and one observer

  • Rest and Be Thankful
  • Scallywag
  • From the Broomielaw
  • Trip to Timber Ridge
  • Slytherin House
  • Hooked on Bells 

 

October 16 Janice and Chuck

18 dancers

  • Light and Airy
  • Miss Johnstone of Ardrossan
  • The Orchards of County Armagh
  • The Australian Ladies
  • City of Belfast
  • Wind on the Heath

 

October 9 Rebecca and Chuck

17 dancers

  • Scottish Reform
  • Orchards of Co. Armagh
  • Light and Airy
  • the Scallywag
  • Slytherin House
  • The Spring Fling Reel

 

October 2  Janice and Kate

14 dancers

Formations: Advance and Retire, Set to and Turn Corners

  • Can-Do Ceilidh R32 
  • Granville Market J32
  • John McAlpin S32
  • A Trip to Aberdeen J32
  • The Spring Fling Reel R40 - yes, 2nd corners loop at the end of the 1/2 reel of 4 before dancing LHA. Thank you, Rebecca

 

September 25  Kate and Nancy

17 dancers with focus on Strathspey setting, straight lines, handing

Formations: Set to Corners, Espagnole, Alternating Tandem Reels, Slip Knot

  • Postie's Jig
  • The City of Belfast
  • Hooked on Bells
  • Mairi's Wedding 

 

September 18 Terry and Chuck

15 dancers with focus on traveling pas-de-basques,

Formations: Poussette, Petronella, set and turn corners, Hello-goodbye setting, double Triangles

  • Petronella
  • Duke of Perth
  • The Paisley Weavers
  • The Bonnie Links
  • The Wind on Loch Fyne
  • Trip to Timber Ridge

 

September 11  Janice and Rebecca

13 dancers (plus Rebecca who is recovering from injury)

Formation focus: Slip Knot (new) and tandem reels of 3 on the sides changing each end (in Hooked on Bells).

Steps taught: Pas de Basque, transition from setting to Traveling (Janice)

  • Duke of Atholl's Reel 
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Hooked on Bells (worked but did not dance through -- must be revisited when additional experienced dancers are present)
  • Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh (in honor of the late patron of RSCDS, Queen Elizabeth II) 

 

September 4  Nancy and Kate

12 dancers including the first time back for Bradley!

Formations taught: Rights & Lefts, Set to & Turn Corners, Ladies' Chain, Chain Progression, Two-hand turn

Steps taught: Strathspey traveling, transition from traveling to setting

  • Kendall's Hornpipe
  • Wind on the Heath
  • A Lovely Hall
  • Rest and Be Thankful
  • Braes of Breadalbane 

 

August 28 Janice and Chuck

14 dancers including new dancer Marti and returning dancer Bonnie

  • Scot's Bonnet
  • Chased Lovers
  • Muirland Briggses
  • Westminster Reel
  • Seann Truibhas Willichan
  • Grumpy Gentleman

 

August 21  Janice & Terry

13 dancers - review of transition Pas de Basque to Skip change, as in Set & Rotate and/or Set & cast

  • And for the Young Ones (warm-up dance)
  • Desperation
  • Bruce's Men
  • Australian Ladies
  • Red Nose Jig
  • Certifiably Certificated 

 

August 7  John and Nancy

16 dancers including Emma and her mother Tammy from Bagpipes in the Glen

  • Circle of Cheer
  • Postie's Jig
  • Slytherin House
  • J.B. Milne
  • City Lights 

 

July 31 Kate and Chuck

13 dancers including Emma and Elspeth from Bagpipes in the Glen

  • Light and Airy
  • Wind on Loch Fyne
  • Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
  • The Luckenbooth Brooch
  • Lea Rig

 

July 24 Rebecca and Janice

16 dancers AGM

  • Dashing White Sergeant
  • Peggy's Love
  • Maxwell's Rant
  • The Sailor
  • Scottish Reform

 

July 17 No Dancing Union Terrace

 

July 10 Rebecca and Janice

16 dancers

  •  Jig to the Music
  • Ladies Fancy
  • Spirit of the Dance
  • City Lights

 

July 3 Terry and Kate

18 dancers

  • Trial dance J-27-20220212-1  
  • Shiftin’ Bobbins
  • Trial dance S-11_2022131-1
  • Pelorus Jack 
  • Trial dance R-53-20220222-3 
  • Inch of Perth 
  • Tarry a while 

 

June 26 Rebecca and Chuck

19 dancers

  • Catch the Wind
  • Trial dance J-64-20220301-1
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  • Trial Dance M-63-20220223-9
  • Delvine Side
  • Trial dance J-9-20220127-1
  • Trial dance R-42-20220218-4
  • Reel of the Royal Scots

 

June 19 John Nancy Janice

18 dancers 

  • Machine without Horses
  • Trial dance S-79-20220225-1
  • Alice’s Request
  • Trial dance R-40-20220218-2
  • Trial dance S-46-20220221-3
  • There and Back

 

June 5 Janice and Chuck

16 dancers focus on MSW dances

  • The Montgomeries' Rant
  • Balquidder Strathspey
  • Clutha
  • Brisk Young Lad
  • Silver Tassie
  • Ferla Mor

 

May 29 Janice & Terry

19 dancers (focus on MSW 2022 dances)

  • Major Ian Stewart
  • The Brisk Young Lad
  • Bob Campbell
  • Starlight
  • The Three Sisters 

 

May 22 Rebecca & Kate

16 dancers

  • The Hazel Tree (Espagnole)
  • Argyll Strathspey (Tournee)
  • The Lantern of the North
  • Reel of the 51st Division

 

May 15 Nancy & Janice

14 dancers

  • The Ballater Reel
  • The Byron Strathspey
  • The Crathie Bellman 
  • Oompah Oompah Shove It up Your Joompah
  • Margaret Parker's Strathspey 

 

May 8 Terry & Chuck

13 dancers including Adam from Friday night focus on corners

  • Berwick Johnnie
  • The Silver Tassie
  • Inverneill House
  • Charles Stuart
  • The Lantern of the North (Needs to be done earlier in an evening)

 

May 1 Janice & Kate

14 Dancers

  • Terrace Loggers' Jig
  • Catch the Wind
  • Delvine Side
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Peggy Dewar

 

April 24 John & Kate

16 dancers

  • The Isle
  • EH3 7AF (review)
  • Balquidder Strathspey
  • Festival Fling 

 

April 17 Nancy & Chuck

17 dancers including Thom and Corrina

  • EH3 7AF
  • Asilomar Romantic
  • Shiftin' Bobbins
  • Rodney's Rant
  • Janice
  • Trip to Timber Ridge

 

April 10 - Janice & Terry

15 dancers, focus on Pas de Basque with movement ( as in Set to & Turn Corners)

  • Shiftin' Bobbins
  • Invercauld's Reel
  • Ye're Welcome Charlie Stuart
  • Miss Johnstone of Ardrossan
  • Delvine Side
  • Catch the Wind 

 

April 3 - Rebecca & Nancy

14 dancers, including MSCR students Bethany and Liz

Figures taught: hello-goodbye setting (set to corners and partner), poussette (quick time), set & link for 3 couples, rondel

  • Highland Rambler
  • Hello-Goodbye
  • Starlight
  • Blue Bonnets
  • Three Sisters
  • The Elusive Muse 

 

March 26 - A Party Instead of a Ball

 

March 20- Terry and Chuck

14 dancers

  • Miss Jessie Dalrymples' Reel
  • Janice
  • Pelorus Jack
  • The Montgomeries' Rant
  • Bob Campbell
  • White Heather Jig

 

March 13 - Janice & Rebecca

13 dancers

  • Roaring Jelly
  • The Flower Lady
  • Chain Chain Chain
  • Wild Geese
  • Delvine Side
  • Shiftin' Bobbins

 

March 6 - Chuck and Kate

15 dancers

  • Pluto’s Head R
  • Tarry a While J
  • Sauchie Haugh S
  • Blooms of Bon Accord  R
  • Castle Douglas S
  • Starry-Eyed Lassie J

 

February 27 - Nancy & Janice

16 dancers, two full sets!

  • The Sailor
  • Friday's Child
  • Miss Ogilvie's Fancy
  • Quarries' Jig
  • The Silver Grey
  • Catch the Wind

 

February 20 - Janice & Kate

14 dancers

  • Happy to Meet
  • Montgomeries' Rant
  • Bob Campbell
  • Pluto's Head
  • Castle Douglas
  • Compleat Gardener

 

February 13 - Rebecca & Terry

11 dancers (Super Bowl Sunday)

  • Touch Me Not (Williams) J *
  • Salute to Sister Dorcas (R Hankes) R *
  • Rebecca's Chain (McKinnell) R *
  • Karin's Strathspey
  • Blooms of Bon Accord R
  • Pluto's Head (McKinnell) R *

*=MkeSCD Mardi Gras program dances not yet taught in Madison 

 

 

February 6 - Nancy & Kate

13 dancers

  • Highland Rambler
  • Sugar Candie
  • Bees of Maggieknockater
  • Quarries' Jig
  • Mathilde is a Delight 

 

January 30 - Burns Night Dance Party

15 dancers, 1 fiddler!

  • Corn Rigs
  • Lea Rig
  • Cauld Kail 
  • Tam o'Shanter
  • There's Nae Luck aboot the Hoose
  • Burns Night
  • Rigs of Corn 

 

January 23 - Kate & Rebecca

12 dancers

Diamond poussette/Poussette right round

  • Starry-eyed Lassie
  • Delvine Side
  • Maxwell's Rant
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Miss Ogilvie's Fancy
  • Catch the Wind 

 

January 16 - John & Nancy

11 dancers

  • Tam o' Shanter
  • The Brudenel Jig
  • Mary Hamilton
  • The Somerset Children's Reel
  • John McAlpin
  • Australian Ladies 

 

January 9 - Rebecca & Janice

14 dancers

  • Rebecca's Chain
  • Donald Bane (in a "beg & borrow" set)
  • Countess of Dunmore's Reel 
  • Friday's Child 
  • Silver Grey 
  • Roaring Jelly 

 

January 2 - Chuck & Nancy

Don's 91st birthday!

12 dancers, including returning Claire and 3 from Milwaukee on a very cold night

  • New Year Jig
  • Shiftin’ Bobbins
  • Fair Donald
  • Ian Powrie’s Farewell to Auchterarder
  • Monymusk
  • Friday’s Child  

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