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The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada

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Great Scot

Went to the new show at the COP, Great Scot. What an impressive show at an amazing new performing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
johnmacpei
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Stopped in to the gift shop

As a piper it would be a mistake to not stop in here when in the area. Although there was not much... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Kermit403
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the new show at the COP, Great Scot. What an impressive show at an amazing new performing centre. The acoustics were just amazing and it doesn't seem to matter where you sit in the new theatre, the line of sight is great. Been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

As a piper it would be a mistake to not stop in here when in the area. Although there was not much happening in the facility, I was able to get some bling to show of to my fellow pipers upon arrival back home.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

We attended a mini-session where students demonstrated piping and drumming and some dance. It was interesting and the audience was able to ask questions of the students. We were in a situation to get tickets for a real performance so can't evaluate that.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I went to see a musical play called "Great Scot!" because my nephew was one of the performers. I did not buy a ticket in advance, but was rather fortunate as a kind group of five had six tickets. Whilst I was waiting in line...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review of Great Scot! I am glad you enjoyed the performance and our new facility. There are so many talented performers in the show and we are very proud of all the hard work and energy that they put out...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Have enjoyed previous Highland Storm shows before and was so looking forward to this years new venue and show "Great Scot". Know some of the high caliber dancers and musicians and was excited to see them shine! The new theater is beautiful, comfortable, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your honest review, sorry you were disappointed. We appreciate your feedback and will pass it on to the planning committee for next year's show. I hope you will come back and watch another show next year. Thank you for your support of...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

Another reviewer, Doctor F, described it better than I will here. I attended Great Scot two weeks ago and was disappointed. It was cringeworthy. The previous iteration of this show at the college - Highland Storm- was so much better. The authenticity has all gone....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is the first time we have been to the College of Piping even though we are Scottish and have been on PEI for nearly six years! The show was good but we especially enjoyed the pipers, drummers, singers, musicians and the dancers! The wee...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your review, it is great to have feedback. I am glad that you were able to visit the College and take in Great Scot! I hope we will see you next year for another show.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

My wife and I have been attending summer performances at the College of Piping for almost 20 years. Until about three years ago, they had an annual 3-day a "Tattoo" type of outdoor gathering in late June, with wonderful performances by bands from as far...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Collegestaff, Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you for your honest opinion, we are sorry that you didn’t enjoy the show as you had in previous years. As we value each of our customer’s comments, we will bring yours back to our planning committee for our 2019 summer production. We hope...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Attended their first show in the newly opened theatre last night. The show was Great Scot and it was excellent the venue is new and it definitely shows they’re proud of it It was apparently built with the knowledge that there would be bagpipes playing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so glad to hear that you were able to take in a showing of Great Scot! and enjoyed your evening. I hope you will visit the College again soon.

Reviewed August 3, 2018

We came here on a Thursday night to watch Great Scot, the current show running at the College. We bought our tickets online a few months ago and had been eagerly awaiting our evening. We were not disappointed! My mother is Scottish and so I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Collegestaff, Front Office Manager at The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed Great Scot! and I hope you are able to visit the College again.

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rananewby
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Collegestaff | Property representative |
Good morning Nancy, Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately the performances all run during the summer and are finished the end of August. The regular school year will have started again, there might be band practice the... More
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rbnmimern
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Andy M | Reviewed this property |
I got the info on the website. I would call them to confirm though as they changed the time on us (which worked to our favour) but hate to miss out. I bet fall is less frequent.
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rbnmimern
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Bruce F | Reviewed this property |
The performance we attended was called "Celtic Storm" and is only performed during the summer months. It was over at the end of August. Your best bet would be to check their website to see if they perform during the school... More
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