Tasting the Big Ap­ple

The Oban Times - - News -

TAL­ENTED young mu­si­cians from Oban High School Pipe Band were give a taste of the Big Ap­ple when they took part in the fa­mous Tar­tan Day pa­rade through New York City.

The boys and girls from Oban joined celebri­ties, politi­cians and mem­bers of the pub­lic on the pa­rade along Sixth Av­enue on Satur­day, or­gan­ised by the St An­drews So­ci­ety of the State of New York.

The schools pipes and drums were well-re­ceived by the New York­ers, who turned out in droves to wit­ness the sea of tar­tan and all things Scot­tish.

The Oban band was among 30 pipe bands from the US, Scot­land and other parts of Bri­tain tak­ing part.

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