TRIBUTE: In September 2011, a decade after 9/11, three Scottish choirs came to New York City to pay their respects — and deliver a unique musical gift.
The Lothian and Borders Police Choir, The Tayside Police Choir and the Peebles community choir, InChorus, participated at a variety of events — from Times Square to Central Park to Wall Street — and even sang in the street.
Then, on the night of the “anniversary,” the choirs participated in a Police Memorial benefit concert at New York City’s Town Hall. Performers also included the Police Pipes & Drums of Bergen County and the New Jersey State Police Pipes & Drums of the Blue and Gold.
The Scottish choirs opened with “Lean on Me” that night.
Then they followed with this:
Happy Birthday, America.
ONLY ON CLIFFVIEW PILOT (w/VIDEO): A night of show-stoppers at New York City’s Town Hall closed with a “moving” finale to the 9/11 memorial benefit concert: a march up Sixth Avenue, as New Yorkers, Bostonians, Canadians, and New Jerseyans all fell together, playing in sync behind the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band. READ MORE….
TRIBUTE: The trio of Scottish choirs who delighted the 9/11 Police Memorial crowd in Manhattan last weekend with a spellbinding performance of both “Amazing Grace” and the “Star Spangled Banner” — as one song — have left us a lovely parting gift. READ MORE….