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Popular "Pipes of Christmas" Returns to Central New Jersey
by Robert Currie for Vocal Area Network
Posted November 6, 2004

Jason TrammThe Pipes of Christmas, the Clan Currie Society's popular holiday concert returns to Central New Jersey on Friday, December 17 at 8 PM and Saturday, December 18 at 2 and 8 PM. Performances will be held at Central Presbyterian Church in Summit, NJ. The program will feature the music of Christmas accompanied by a selection of readings taken from Celtic literature and Scripture. Featured performers include Celtic fiddler Paul Woodiel, the Kevin Ray Blandford Memorial Pipe Band and the Solid Brass ensemble. Also returning will be choral composer and organist Jeff Rickard from the University of Redlands in California and distinguished Scottish country dance music expert Susie Petrov from Boston. As anticipated, the Society has added a third performance this year given the extraordinary demand for tickets in previous years.

According to Society president Robert Currie, "The concert continues to grow from strength to strength with new guest artists joining our company each year. For 2004, we are delighted to be teaming with another fine musical institution based here in our community, the Summit Music Festi