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Dances Taught on Sundays 2015

Page history last edited by litte001@umn.edu 5 years ago

Please include teachers' names, number of dancers (and details if new), dances taught, and any formations/steps taught.

 

December 27

14 dancers

Steps: Strathspey setting and travelling transition.

Teaching by Chuck & Lynn

  • Lady June Gordon
  • Linda’s Trip to Beloit
  • The Hunting Horn
  • The Mason’s Apron
  • Lucy’s Fancy
  • Lammermuir Hills
  • The Kissing Bridge

 

December 6

16 dancers

Teaching by Nancy & Janice

  • Light & Airy
  • Montgomeries' Rant
  • Macdonald of the Isles
  • Neil M. Grant
  • The Mason's Apron
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Countess of Dunsmore's Reel
  • Come Under My Plaidie

 

November 29 - St. Andrew's Day Eve

10 dancers

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

  • Galloway House
  • Beach Dancer
  • Dundee Whaler
  • Cranberry Tart
  • Bedrule
  • Diamond Jubilee
  • Balmoral Strathspey
  • Countess of Dunmore's Reel 

 

November 22

10 dancers

Teaching by Kate & Chuck

  • Come Under My Plaidie
  • Countess of Dunmore's Reel
  • Monymusk
  • Neil M. Grant
  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Asilomar Romantic
  • Many Happy Returns
  • Galloway House 

 

November 8

13 dancers

Formations: reels

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

  • Duke of Perth
  • Bees of Maggieknowckater
  • Seann Truibhas Willichan
  • Muirland Willie
  • Montgomeries' Rant
  • Mary Hamilton
  • Wild Geese
  • Culla Bay 

 

November 1

13 dancers

Teaching by Janice and Kate

  • Ferla Mor
  • The Wild Geese
  • Culla Bay
  • The Montgomeries' Rant
  • Blind Summit
  • Muirland Willie
  • Pelorus Jack

 

October 25

21 dancers

New dancer Angie returns, along with Elizabeth and CARL!

by Lynn & Nancy 

Formations: Bourrel

  • Rover's Rant
  • Birks of Invermay
  • Rest and Be Thankful
  • Karen's Wedding
  • Three Creeks Shore
  • The Expert Dancer 

 

October 18 - Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Concert

 

October 11

13 dancers

New dancers & Dee, with Elizabeth returning for a second night.

by Nancy & Janice

  • Flying Scotsman 
  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Light and Airy
  • Monymusk
  • Neil M. Grant
  • Dountess of Dunmore's Reel

 

October 4

17 dancers

New dancer Elizabeth!

Teaching by Chuck and Kate

Set and Link for three, Inveran Reels

  • Light and Airy
  • Merry Lads of Ayr
  • The Golden Years
  • Royal Deeside Railway
  • Mrs. MacPherson of Inveran
  • Flower of Glasgow

 

September 26

11 dancers

Lunar eclipse!

Teaching by Nancy and Janice

  • Roaring Jelly
  • Button Boy
  • Neil M Grant
  • John McAlpin
  • Muirland Willie
  • Birks of Invermay

 

September 20

12 dancers

Teaching by Lynn & Kate

Figure: Set and Link for Three

  • Shiftin Bobbins 
  • Bob Campbell
  • Swashbuckling Iain
  • The Golden Years (good music to use: "Strathcare" Muriel Johnstone Band recording)
  • 1314 

 

September 13

Highland Soles Trio afternoon event

No evening dancing

 

September 6

14 dancers

Teaching by Chuck & Nancy

  • Shiftin Bobbins
  • Norma's Fancy
  • Bob Campbell
  • Rest and Be Thankful
  • Linnea's Strathspey
  • 1314

 

August 30

19 dancers

Teaching by Lynn & Kate

  • The Royal Deeside Railway
  • Light and Airy
  • The Birks of Invermay
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Shiftin' Bobbins
  • The Rover's Rant 
  • Linnea's Strathspey
  • Rest and Be Thankful 

 

August 23

12 dancers, 1 brand new, Phyllis's guest

Teaching by Janice & Kate

  • Postie's Jig
  • Light and Airy
  • Jimmy's Fancy
  • Roaring Jelly
  • Reel of the Royal Scots
  • Button Boy 

 

 August 16

12 experienced dancers

Teaching by Nancy & Chuck

  • Davy Nick Nack
  • Australian Ladies
  • Tulloc Gorm
  • Fife Ness
  • Saltire Society Reel
  • Hudson Landing 

 

August 9 - Ice Cream Social

16 dancers

Program & teaching by Lynn & Janice

  • The Lady Wynd
  • Maxwell's Rant
  • Lea Rig
  • Postie's Jig
  • De'il Amang the Tailors 
  • Lea Rig 
  • Catch the Wind
  • Adieu Mon Ami
  • Pelorus Jack
  • Mairi's Wedding 
  • Montgomeries' Rant  

 

August 2

13 dancers, including Miwaukee beginner Rebecca and Nancy's sister Carol

Live music with Mike Briggs & Ann Sayner

Teaching by Nancy and Kate

  • The Ox
  • Postie's Jig
  • Shifin' Bobbins
  • Monymusk
  • Hooper's Jig
  • Tribute to the Borders
  • Lea Rig 
  • The Old Grey Cat 

 

July 26

10 dancers

Teaching by Lynn and Kate

  • The Moray Reel
  • Spice it Up
  • Braes of Tulliemet
  • The Old Grey Cat
  • Midnight Oil
  • Sands of Morar (Tourbillon)

 

July 19 - Social Dance

15 dancers ?

Teaching by Lynn & Janice

  • Gay Gordons
  • Circle Waltz
  • Canadian Barn Dance
  • Dashing White Sargent
  • Culla Bay
  • Bratach Bana
  • Shiftin Bobbins 
  • Reel of the Royal Scots 
  • Byron's Strathspey

 

July 12

17 dancers, including two new dancers

Annual General Meeting

Teaching by Chuck & Janice

  • St. Andrews Fair
  • Maxwell's Rant
  • Merry Reapers
  • Flowers of Edinburgh
  • Highland Rambler
  • Sandy's Scotch Broth
  • Reel of the Royal Scots

 

July 5

12 dancers, including Scott's roommate Anakha (sp?)

Teaching by Nancy & Janice

Figures: Full diamond pousette and half diamond pousette

  • Bridge of Athlone
  • The Ox
  • The Highland Rambler
  • Mrs. Henderson of Blair Castle
  • St. Andrews Fair
  • Trip to Ottawa
  • Black Mountain Reel
  • Neidpath Castle 

 

June 28

15 dancers

teaching by Chuck and Lynn

figures: corners pass & turn, set & link for two couples (regular and reverse)

  • Trip to Ottawa
  • Trip to Timber Ridge
  • Autumn Wind
  • The Blackadder Jig
  • Fireworks Reel
  • Sandy's Scotch Broth

 

June 21

9 dancers

teaching by Lynn and Janice

figures: helix

  • Kelly's Kaper
  • Circle of Cheer
  • Hana
  • Budapest Birl
  • Highland Rambler
  • Live Long and Prosper
  • A Wee Touch of Class
  • Glayva

 

June 14

? dancers

Social led by Kate and Nancy

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June 7

Midwest Scottish Weekend - no class on Sunday

 

May 31

24 dancers, teacher appreciation night!

teaching by Lynn and Kate

figures: circulating allemande, slip knot

  • Jenny Dang the Weaver
  • Ellie's Jig
  • Adieu Mon Ami
  • Glayva
  • Friday's Child
  • Flower of Glasgow
  • Peat Fire Flame 

 

May 24

17 dancers, including returning dancer Susanna Webb

Teaching by Janice and Nancy

Figure:  the Knot

  • Hospitality Circle
  • Peat Fire Flame 
  • Miss Gibson's Strathspey
  • Blooms of Bon Accord
  • Scott Meikle
  • Bob Campbell

 

May 17

14 dancers

Teaching by Chuck and Nancy

  • Over the Water to Charlie
  • Mrs. Stewart's Jig
  • Tulloch Gorm
  • Fair Jenny's Jig
  • Three Sisters
  • Lady Susan Stewart's Reel
  • Peat Fire Flame 

 

May 10

16 dancers

Teaching by Lynn and Kate

Figures: circulating allemande, double crossover mirror reels

  • Jenny Dang the Weaver
  • Jessie's Hornpipe
  • The Flower of Glasgow
  • Ferla Mor
  • Ellie's Jig
  • Balquidder Strathspey
  • Reel of the 51st Division

 

May 3

Celebrating Norma Briggs

13 dancers 

Teaching by Lynn and Janice

  • Luckenbooth Brooch
  • Norma's Garden
  • Norma's Fancy
  • The Silver Tassie
  • Friday's Child
  • Aging Gracefully 
  • Reel of the Royal Scots

 

April 26

21 dancers including Sheila and returning dancer Clare

Teaching by Janice and Kate

  • Spring Fling
  • Welcome to Ayr
  • Sandy O'er the Lea
  • Middling, Thank You
  • The Sheltered Cove
  • The Lantern of the North
  • Northern Meeting

 

April 19

15 dancers, including repeat visitor Sheila from Florida Villages

Teaching by Nancy & Lynn

Figures: Knot, Bourrell

  • Galoway House
  • Friday's Child
  • The Northern Meeting
  • Luckenbooth Brooch
  • Mairi's Wedding
  • Delvine Side
  • Trip to Bavaria
  • Miss Milligan's Strathspey 

 

April 12

15 dancers

Teaching by Kate

Figures: Ladies' Chain

Espagnole

  • Glayva
  • Jenny Dang the Weaver
  • Sheltered Cove
  • Over the Water to Charlie
  • The Machine Without Horses
  • The Birks of Invermay
  • Blooms of Bon Accord

 

April 5

15 dancers

Teaching by Chuck & Janice

  • Granville Market
  • Duchess of Gordon's Fancy
  • The Lost 40
  • Seagreen
  • Rush Hour Reel
  • Maurice
  • Nurseryman 

 

March 29

13 dancers including one new dancer

Teaching by Chuck

Figures: Set & Link 

  • Granville Market
  • Autumn Wind
  • Pugwash and Tatamagouche
  • Fair Donald
  • Thornycroft
  • The Mews
  • Seagreen 

  

March 8

27 dancers -- a recent record!

Teaching by Nancy and Kate

Figures: Set & Rotate, Rights & Lefts

  • Wild Geese
  • Luckenbooth Brooch
  • Up in the Air
  • Rakish Highlandman 
  • Capital Jig 
  • Byron Strathspey 

 

March 1

17 dancers

Teaching by Nancy and Lynn

  • Highland Rambler
  • Crom Allt
  • Hunter's Moon
  • Sauchie Haugh
  • Tie Your Socks and Slippers Faster
  • Hudson Landing
  • The Sailor 

 

February 22

16 dancers

Teaching by Janice, Kate and Lynn

La Baratte, all round poussette

  • Tarry a While
  • De'il Amang the Tailors
  • Hunter's Moon
  • Sauchie Haugh
  • Byron Strathspey
  • Black Mountain Reel

 

February 15

22 dancers 

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

Strathspey travelling step, set & rotate

  • Highland Rambler
  • Luckenbooth Brooch 
  • Seann Truibhas Willichan
  • A Capital Jig
  • Hudson Landing 
  • Rougemont Castle
  • Hamilton Rant

 

February 8

19 dancers 

Teaching by Chuck & Janice

  • Wild Geese
  • Highland Rambler
  • The Sailor  
  • Rougemont Castle
  • Highlandman Kissed his Mother 
  • Asilomar Romantic
  • The Rakish Highlandman 
  • Mary Hamilton 

 

February 1

Linus the Snowstorm!

9 dancers including new dancer, Craig 

Teaching by Nancy & Kate

  • The Ox
  • Granville Market
  • St. Andrew's Fair 
  • Up in the Air
  • Tarry a While 
  • Crom Allt 

 

January 18

13 dancers including new dancer Chantel & recovering Carol

Formations taught: tourbillon & mirror reels

Teaching by Chuck & Lynn

  • Corn Rigs
  • Lea Rig
  • Susan Scott of San Raphael
  • Cauld Kail 
  • Sands of Morar
  • Over the Water to Charlie
  • Wind on Loch Fyne 

 

January 11

16 dancers

Formations taught: poussette (quick time & strathspey) and 2-couple bourrell

Teaching by Kate & Janice

  • Highland Rambler
  • Susan Scott of San Rafael 
  • Asilomar Romantic
  • Fireworks Reel
  • The Last of the Lairds
  • The Expert Dancer 

 

January 4

20 dancers, including new dancer Barb

Teaching by Lynn & Nancy

  • Great Expectations 
  • The Barmkin
  • Bill Clement MBE
  • Castle Douglas
  • The Death Star
  • Cargill's Leap
  • Seann Tribhaus Willichan 

Comments (1)

kdeck@tds.net said

at 11:31 pm on Jan 11, 2015

Hi Nancy! You must be entering the dances because it won't let me :-). Thanks!

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