The City of Dunedin Pipe is a globally award winning grade 2 pipe band. They travel throughout North America and Scotland performing and competing against the top bands in the world. Based out of Dunedin, Florida they are celebrating over 50 years of promoting Scottish music through bagpiping and drumming. More info can be found at www.dunedinpipeband.com
Sarah Combs is an accomplished jazz singer and dance band vocalist. Sarah lights up the stage with an extensive musical range covering genres from standards to pop to R&B, and everything in between. Locally, Sarah has worked with many booking agents and continues to sing with diverse musicians at restaurants, country clubs, corporate events, and weddings. Nationally, Sarah has traveled to Las Vegas and throughout the east coast to perform for private events and holiday parties. More info can be found at www.sarahcombs.net
Isle of Skye Highland Dancer, a competitive Highland Dance School and Performance Group with students age 3 to adult. Members have qualified for and competed in the United States Inter-Regional Highland Dance Championship competition. They have performed on the NBC Daytime Show, at Walt Disney World Orlando, with the City of Dunedin Grade 2 Pipe Band, and the world famous Red Hot Chilli Pipers.
Riverview High School is one of the few high schools who offer a class to learn how to play this instrument and march with the band. P/M Massimo Giannini leads the bagpipes as the student leader. We are very proud to have him with us for Celtic Christmas! For more info go to www.rhskiltieband.net
The Sarasota Military Academy has been in existence since the beginning of the school's inception. They compete locally throughout Florida as well as perform multiple times per year in the community. In 2012 they were asked to share the stage and open for the Black Watch at Van Wezel.
Cellist and composer Tom Kersey has earned a reputation as a strikingly versatile and passionate musician. A staple of Tampa Bay's diverse music scene, Tom performs with a variety of ensembles in styles ranging from jazz, rock and avant-garde to classical, Celtic and Latin music. This will be Tom’s second appearance at Celtic a Christmas. For more info go to tomkmusic.com