Strathspey & Reel Society of New Hampshire: We Went To The Jan. 27 Gathering In Concord. A Sheer Delight.


by Anura Guruge

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Everybody was game, wanted to go, we had no other conflicts — so Teischan (with some hindrance from Devanee) baked a chocolate cake and we went Sunday afternoon. We got to Wall Street, Concord around 1:30 but just could not get into the ‘Concord Community Music School‘. No signs — paper or of any activity. So we retreated to McDonalds for sustenance and mainly for Wi-Fi. That we invariably have an Android pad helps. Deanna found that there is a back parking lot and entrance on Fayette St. That was the secret.

Glad we went. It was delightful. There was even a bonus. Incredibly talented Katie McNally was the guest instructor for that gathering. I knew her from the Highland Games.

Click to access this beautifully crafted and very inviting Website.

Click to access this beautifully crafted and very inviting Website.

The music was good and we sat at the back; I, with a McDonald’s coffee in my hand, thinking you sure can’t beat this as a way to spend a cold New Hampshire Sunday in January. Here is the funny thing. At the break one of the performers said the same thing back to ME. Bingo. A wonderful way to spend a cold Sunday. Great, very friendly people. Made us feel very welcome. We are hooked. We are fans — not that we weren’t already.

Katie McNally leading the workshop.

Some of the instruments …

The Jam session after the tea break was a LOT of fun.
Some great evocative music.
I loved it. Thanks folks.

Katie McNally YouTube video.
Plenty more on YouTube.

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