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Asturian pipe band in Madrid

La Tayuela de Mecer is a cultural association with the basical vocation of promoting and spreading the musical tradition concerning to the asturian bagpipe. Our Pipe Band has its residence in Madrid, and plays a large repertoire of tunes, inspired most of them in folk music from Asturias and Cantabria. Our clothes are based on very detailed, fine, traditional patterns and our concerts and « pasucáis » (parades) are filled with moments of absolute solemnity. The musical arrangements, both pipes and drumming, have been specially conceived to result attractive and spectacular in all our performances. The band director, Juan Oliver, has obtained in his short career as pipe solo player many important successes, such as finalist at « Concurso Campoamor ´99 », 4th at « Memorial Remis Ovalle 2000 », finalist at « The Macallan Trophy 2000 » or winner at « Memorial Manolo Quirós », etc.. In spite of the short period of time that has passed after its foundation in 1999, La Tayuela de Mecer has contributed to keep alive the asturian musical tradition inside and outside Asturias natural limits : Several concerts with HEVIA : Teatro Coliseum (Madrid), Gala por El Salvador (TVE), Agricento Folk Festival (Sicily), WOMAD Festival (Athens), Frankfurt (Germany). Folk Festivals : Cantabria : Cabuérniga 2001, Cabezon de la Sal 2001. Asturias : Xermandía Celta de Corvera 2002-2003, San Roque de Llanes 2000-2001-2002-2003, Ribadesella 2003, Arriondas 2002-2003. Madrid : Fuentidueña Folk Other Festivals : Valdemoro 2001, Comillas 2001, Lamedo 2001-2002-2003, Ciudad Pegaso Carnival 2000, Cabalgata de Reyes (Aranjuez), St Patrick´s Day 2000-2001-2002-2003, San Juan´s Night (La Cabrera, Madrid), Tourist´s day Ribadesella 2000-2001 And last, but not least, the TDM (Tayuela De Mecer) achievements and results at the asturian pipe band championships : Best Outtern Asturies Pipe Band 2001-2002 Best Aesthetic and 3rd place in 2002 -

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