The Thistle Dancers and Pipers are currently constructing their Spring and Summer performance schedule. While you can certainly call to check availability any time, booking your show now will ensure you get the date you want! The Thistle Dancers and Pipers are available to perform as a group at festivals, school assemblies, senior centers and other functions such as Girl Scout or church events. Individuals or small groups may be hired for events like weddings, funerals, birthdays and concerts.
Description and Fees: (These fees are general rates and are subject to change based on the desires of the hiring party).
Group Shows – Generally a 30-45 minute set presenting traditional Highland Dances and bagpiping while giving an oral history and description of the dances, costumes and music. $200.00 (negotiable depending on budgetary means).
Individual Piper – for weddings, funerals, birthdays, retirements, etc. Piper can play processional and recessional, outside the church (or building) as guests are arriving/leaving, or as needed throughout your event. Starts at $200.00
Small Groups – A piper and 1-4 dancers, or 2 pipers, or a piper and drummer, or other such combination. Starts at $350.00
Monies earned by performing throughout the year enable The Thistle Dancers and Pipers to travel to competitions throughout North America, attend confrences which expose the students to exceptional instructors from around the world, and to hold private workshops within our school.
New students are welcomed into The Thistle Dancers and Pipers throughout the year. Dance classes are available for ages 3 through adult and Bagpipe instruction for ages 10 through adult.
Further inquiries of how The Thistle Dancers and Pipers can make your next event memorable or questions regarding instruction in either Highland Dance or Bagpipes should be directed to Susan W. Hyams. Call 703.913.6143 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org