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Dances Taught on Sunday 2012

Page history last edited by Nancy McClements 8 years, 1 month ago

December 16, 2012

Teaching by Chuck and Lynn

Reviewing dances for Chicago Ball

10 dancers including Joshua from Austin TX who joined us a few times last summer

  • Granville Market 
  • Petronella 
  • The Sauchie Haugh 
  • My Wife's a Winsome Wee Thing 
  • The Peat Fire Flame 
  • Adieu Mon Ami 
  • Mrs. Stewart's Jig 
  • Gay Gordons 
  • Culla Bay 

 

December 2, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Kate

Reviewing dances for December party

12-16 dancers, mixed levels

  • Ladies' Fancy
  • Bishop of Columbus
  • Monymusk
  • Singing Sands
  • Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
  • Linnea's Strathsoey
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Da Rain Dancin'
  • Mrs. Stewart's Jig

November 25, 2012

Teaching by Nancy and Kate

12 dancers, all experienced

  • Machine without Horses
  • Bishop of Columbus
  • Monymusk
  • Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
  • Linnea's Strathspey
  • Tomalena
  • Glayva
  • Lammermuir Hills

 

November 18, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Lynn

11 dancers, mostly experienced

  • Ladies' Fancy
  • Scottish Reform
  • The Duchess Tree
  • The Bishop of Columbus
  • Linnea's Strathspey
  • Singing Sands

 

November 11, 2012

Teaching by Chuck and Kate

12 dancers, mixed level

  • Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel
  • Scottish Reform
  • Mrs. Schneider's Strathspey
  • Bishop of Columbus
  • Lammermuir Hills
  • Pelorus Jack

 

November 4, 2012

Teaching by Lynn & Janice

12 experienced dancers

  • Ladies' Fancy
  • Da Rain Dancin'
  • The Sauchie Haugh
  • Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
  • The Singing Sands
  • Starry Eyed Lassie
  • Piper and the Penguin
  • Culla Bay 
  • Mairi's Wedding

 

October 28, 2012

Teaching by Nancy and Kate

8 experienced dancers

  • Domino 5
  • Provost Wynd
  • Monymusk
  • Mrs. Stewart's Jig
  • Ferla Mor
  • Culla Bay
  • Da Rain Dancin'
  • Bob Campbell

 

October 21, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Nancy

10 experienced dancers, including two we haven't seen in ages, Carl & Lois

  • Mrs. MacLeod of Raasay
  • Alan J. Smith
  • Alltshellach
  • The Piper and the Penguin
  • Sands of Morar 
  • Johnny's Welcome Hame 
  • The Seagull
  • The Frisky
  • Alison Rose 

 

October 14, 2012

Teaching by Kate and Lynn

14 dancers, including 2 visitors from Sarasota FL and 2 beginners

Figures: Promenade, Pousette in 4 bars

  • Jenny Dang the Weaver
  • Cumberland Reel
  • Lady Glasgow
  • Bonnie Geordie's Wig
  • The Seagull
  • Mairi's Wedding
  • Bees of Maggieknockater

 

October 7, 2012

Teaching by Nancy and Chuck

7 dancers

Fiddle music by Ann Sayner

  • The Frisky
  • Lea Rig
  • Glayva
  • Altshellach
  • Mairi's Wedding
  • Ellie's Jig

 

 

September 30, 2012

Teaching by Janice & Lynn

14 dancers, including Niccole & Robert and NY visitor Lorrie 

Steps: strathspey traveling and setting

Formations: Pousette and Slip Knot

  • Trip to Gatlinburg
  • Ellie`s Jig
  • Gramachie
  • Alan J. Smith
  • My Friend Joe
  • Bonnie Lass O`Bon Accord

 

September 23, 2012

Teaching by

Nancy and Janice

12 dancers, including new couple Niccole and Robert 

Steps: Quick time travelling step

Formations: Reel of 3; Interlocking reel of 4

  • The Highland Rambler
  • Currie Mountain
  • Deíl Amang the Tailors
  • Wind on Loch Fyne
  • Johnny's Welcome Hame
  • Trip to Gatlinberg

 

September 16, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Lynn

 

September 9, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Kate

12 dancers

Formation: 2-couple allemande

  • Jenny Dang the Weaver
  • Bonnie Geordie's Wig
  • Miss Margaret Hill
  • My Friend Joe
  • Glayva
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Duke of Perth

 

September 2, 2012

Teaching by Chuck and Nancy

20 dancers including 3 new dancers: Peggy, David & Bryce (Highland & Irish)

Formations: Ladies' chain review & crossover mirror reel review

  • The Ferryboat
  • St. Andrews Fair
  • Edinburgh Castle Reel
  • Old Man of Storr
  • The Daisy Chain
  • Blooms of Bon Accord
  • Mairi's Wedding 
  • Fair Donald 

 

August 26, 2012

Teaching by Nancy and Janice

12 dancers including 5 new dancers: Chelsea, Will, Bobbie, Josie & Dana

Formations: allemande, reel of 4, hands across, circle

Steps--Quicktime:  slipstep, setting, set advancing

Steps--Strathspey travelling

  • The Ox (twice!)
  • The Highland Rambler
  • The Ferryboat
  • Miss Margaret Hill
  • Fair Donald 
  • J.B. Milne 

 

August 19, 2012 - Ice Cream Social

Teaching by Kate and Lynn

12? dancers & 4 non-dancers

Formations: reviewed Ladies' Chain & Grand Chain

  • Waltzing to Iowa
  • The Falls of Rogie
  • Tribute to the Borders
  • The Daisy Chain
  • The Lavender Strathspey
  • Mrs. Stewart's Jig

 

August 12, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Kate

14 dancers, new dancer (Irish, Highland dancer) Bryce

Formations: reviewed Ladies' Chain, taught Grand Chain

  • Waltzing to Iowa
  • Mrs. Stewart's Jig
  • The Diamond Jubilee
  • The Daisy Chain
  • Black Mountain Reel
  • Mairi's Wedding

 

August 5, 2012

Teaching by Chuck & Nancy

10 dancers, including new Irish ceilidh/set dancer Kathleen

Formation: Ladies' Chain

  • Galloway House 
  • Naughty Nancy 
  • Miss Nancy Smiles 
  • The Pepper Mill 
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Royal Wedding 

 

July 29, 2012

Teaching by Nancy & Janice

9 dancers

Formations:  Mirror Reels, the Knot

  • Highland Rambler
  • The Twister
  • Mairi's Wedding
  • Linnea's Strathspey
  • The Falls of Rogie
  • Miss Macpherson of Scone
  • Rest and Be Thankful
  • Miss Milligan's Strathspey

 

July 22, 2012

Teaching by Chuck & Lynn

12 dancers

  • Linton Ploughman
  • Muirland Briggses
  • Falls of Rogie
  • Fair Donald
  • Cranberry Tart
  • Society Piper
  • Linnea's Strathspey
  • The Sailor

 

July 15, 2012

Teaching by Norma

9 dancers

Taught pas-de-bas 

  • Roaring Jelly
  • Domino 5
  • The Laird o' Milton's Daughter
  • Tribute to the Borders
  • Byron's Strathspey

 

July 8, 2012

7 dancers

Welcome new dancers, Agnes and Wayne

Taught rights and lefts and basic quick time and strathspey steps

  • The Highland Fair
  • The Duke of Atholl's Reel
  • The Dhoon
  • Mrs. Grant's Fancy (not as easy as it looks on paper - awkward dance)

 

July 1, 2012

Social and AGM

14 dancers plus injured dancers and friends

  • Jenny Dang the Weaver 
  • Joie de Vivre
  • Sands of Morar
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Da Rain Dancin'
  • EH3 7AF
  • Catch the Wind
  • Miss Ogilvie's Fancy
  • The De'il Amang the Tailors 

 

request for next time: Falls of Rogie

 

June 24, 2012

Teaching by Kate and Chuck

9 dancers

  • Blue Bonnets
  • Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
  • Da Rain Dancin'
  • Tulloch Gorm
  • The Nurseryman
  • Neidpath Castle

 

June 17, 2012

Teaching by Lynn

6 dancers

  • Jenny Dang the Weaver
  • The Peterhead Lassies
  • The Wind on Loch Fyne
  • Glayva
  • Deil Amang the Tailors
  • Earl of Northampton

 

 

June 10, 2012

Teaching by Lynn and Kate

12 experienced dancers

Steps: Pas de basque

Formations: Petronella turn, dance to each corner and set (Scottish fire drill)

  • The Crummy Reel
  • Muirland Briggses
  • Cranberry Tart
  • Sands of Morar
  • Gothenburg's Welcome
  • Foxhill Court

 

June 3, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Kate

9 experienced dancers

Steps: Strathspey setting into traveling

Formations: Tourbillon 

  • Trip to Gatlinburg
  • Music Makars
  • Sands of Morar
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Blackwater Reel
  • Lea Rig
  • Diamond Jubilee
  • Blooms of Bon Accord 

 

May 27, 2012

Teaching by Chuck and Nancy

7 experienced dancers

  • Blue Bonnets
  • On the Wallaby Track
  • Joie de Vivre
  • Linnea's Strathspey
  • Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
  • Muirland Briggses
  • Bratach Bana
  • Wind on Loch Fyne

 

May 20, 2012

No dancing - Midwest Scottish Weekend

 

May 13, 2012

Teaching by Chuck & Janice

13 dancers, including newcomer Dennis

  • Saint Andrew's Fair
  • No L's Strathspey 
  • Sleepy Maggie
  • Whtie Heather Jig
  • Tullochgorm
  • It's Just for Fun!
  • Lady Susan Stewart's Reel 

 

May 6, 2012

Teaching by Kate & Nancy

10 dancers

  • EH3 7AF
  • Sleepy Maggie
  • Caberfei
  • John McAlpin 
  • Ellie's Jig

 

April 29, 2012

Teaching by Nancy & Kate

11 dancers

  • Saint Andrews Fair
  • Gramachie 
  • Espie McNabb
  • The Isle
  • White Heather Jig
  • The Trysting Place 

 

April 22, 2012

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

12 dancers

  • EH3 7AF
  • Petronella 
  • The Sands of Morar
  • The Sailor
  • Bratach Bana
  • Neidpath Castle 

 

April 15, 2012

Teaching by Kate

10 dancers

  • Waltzing to Iowa
  • Davy Nick Nack
  • Mrs. Stewart's Jig
  • Delvine Side
  • The Sailor
  • The Moment of Truth 

 

April 8, 2012

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

8 experienced dancers

  • Highland Fair
  • Shiftin' Bobbins
  • Falkirk Lass
  • Ladies' Fancy
  • Lavender Strathspey
  • 1314
  • Linnea's Strathspey (with the Promenade Chaperoned Chain Progression!)

 

April 1, 2012

Teaching by Chuck & Kate

17 dancers, including 2 from a meetup and Ross Urven with fiance Heather

  • The Merry Reapers
  • EH3 7AF
  • Rakes of Glasgow
  • Shiftin' Bobbins
  • Joie de Vivre
  • Blackwater Reel
  • Royal Wedding

 

March 18, 2012 

Teaching by Kate & Lynn

17 dancers

  • The Dashing White Sergeant
  • Norma's Fancy
  • The Singing Sands
  • Reel of the Royal Scots
  • Bees of Maggieknockater
  • Mystery Medley
  • Pinewood Reel

 

March 11, 2012 

Teaching by Chuck and Nancy

16 dancers

  • Luckenbooth Brooch
  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Reel of the Royal Scots
  • Royal Wedding
  • Bees of Maggieknockater
  • Mystery Medley

 

March 4, 2012 

Teaching by Chuck and Nancy

16 dancers, including 3 new dancers--Lauren, Tamara & Sam

  • The Ox
  • St. Andrew's Fair
  • Fair Donald
  • The Starry-Eyed Lassie
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Bees of Maggieknockater
  • The Minister on the Loch 

 

February 26, 2012 

Teaching by Kate and Lynn

11 dancers, including Jo from Iowa

  • The Royal Deeside Railway
  • The Raven's Dance
  • 1314
  • Norma's Fancy (taught by Mike Briggs)
  • The Hamilton Rant
  • Mystery Medley

 

February 19, 2012 

Teaching by Kate and Nancy

9 dancers

  • Catch the Wind
  • The Black Ewe
  • Norma's Fancy
  • Royal Wedding
  • Let's Have a Ceilidh
  • Luckenbooth Brooch 

 

February 12, 2012 - Darwin Day

Teaching by Chuck and Lynn

14 dancers, including 5 new 

  • Mystery Medley
  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Fair Donald
  • Bees of Maggieknockater
  • The Starry-Eyed Lassie 

 

February 5, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Nancy

18 dancers.  Welcome Marian, Karen & A.G.!  Welcome back Susanna, Phyllis & Kristi! 

  • Dashing White Sargeant
  • The Ferryboat
  • Luckenbooth Brooch
  • Singing Sands
  • Let's Have a Ceilidh!

 

January 29, 2012

Teaching by Janice and Kate

11 dancers, including Victor. Welcome, Susanna and Phyllis!

  • The Peterhead Lassies
  • The Raven's Dance
  • Fair Donald
  • Reel of the Royal Scots
  • Hamilton Rant

 

January 22, 2012 - Celebrating the birthday of Robert  Burns

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

10 dancers, including Victor from "up north"

  • Corn Rigs
  • 1314
  • Cauld Kail
  • Pinewoods Reel
  • Salute to Robert Burns 

 

January 15, 2012 

Teaching by Janice & Lynn

10 dancers, including new dancer Kristi.  Demo practice preceded the class, so 6 of the dancers had already danced 4 more dances than listed here.

  • Dashing White Sergeant
  • Hamilton Rant
  • The Singing Sands
  • Pinewoods Reel 

 

January 8, 2012 

Teaching by Kate & Nancy

10 dancers, including two new dancers Kristi & Matt (uncle is Robert Burns!) and Lois! Plus more men than women :-)

  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Ferry Louper
  • Cumberland  Reel
  • The Black Ewe
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Friday's Child
  • Robson's Strathspey
  • Pinewoods Reel

 

January 1, 2012 (Party)

Teaching by Lynn & Janice

15 dancers, including two new dancers Erica & Julie

  • Catch the Wind
  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Highland Rambler
  • The Lavender Strathspey
  • St. Andrew's Fair
  • Pint o' Ale is Fain
  • Trip to Bavaria
  • Devine Side
  • Lea Rig 

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