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Connie (Kippen) Blaney

2005 Jun

For over 50 years, piping in Glengarry and Connie Kippen Blaney have been synonymous. As a piper, teacher and executive in many piping organizations she has been a leader in the promotion and conservation of Celtic Music. Connie has spent most of her life in Maxville, Ontario where she attended both Public School and High […]

Kelli Trottier

2004 Jun

Kelli is the daughter of Rene and Sherrill Trottier. Born into such a musical family, including her grandparents Martin and Olive Ferguson, Kelli was destined to be a musician. Although still a young woman, Kelli has many accomplishments. She started step dancing lessons at the age of five and the fiddle at the age of […]

Rob Taylor

2004 Jun

Born at Burnt Head, Cupids, in Newfoundland, Rob grew up in outport towns where he was influenced by Irish accordion and Newfoundland music, but mostly by the Scottish accordion of the late Sir Jimmy Shand from whom he received recognition in 1998. After teaching mathematics for two years in Newfoundland, Rob joined the regular armed […]