Saturday, October 7th, 2023 IMT, in partnership with Nicol-Brown Presents their 40th Amateur Invitational Contest

9:30am - 6:30pm w FREE ADMISSION (donations accepted for the benefit of the Nicol-Brown) - public WELCOME!

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church
10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville, MD

The 40th Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Contest will be held at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, Maryland, co-sponsored for the first time with the Institute of Musical Traditions. The weekend will begin with a judges’ recital on Friday evening, October 6, a rare opportunity to listen to performances from three of the world’s premier pipers and authorities on pipe music.

ON Saturday, October 7th: Ten of the finest Amateur pipers from across North America will earn invitations this season to play in an elite solo competition consisting of three events: 6/8 Marches, Piobaireachd and MSR. The contest is dedicated annually to the memory of Robert U. Brown and Robert B. Nicol, the Masters of Piobaireachd. 

For more history, and information about the contest and about the lives of Bob Brown and Bob Nicol, see nicol-brown.org/history.html

Donations to the Nicol-Brown are always welcome. Click here for information on the judges and their RECITAL on Friday October 6th!

Doors open half an hour before showtime, online ticketing ends at 2pm day-of show. After 2pm please purchase tickets at the door. 

Previous events

Wednesday, June 28th, 2023, IMT Presents Brendan Mulvihill. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7:30pm| $25 adv (+$2 box office fee) $30 door Though PayPal is used as our credit and debit card processor, no, you don't have to have a PayPal account. When you click "payment method" you will see a yellow button that says "checkout with PayPal". You will still be able to use a credit or debit card at that point. Please add your phone number and home address to the notes field so that we may contact you in the event of cancelation, or to thank you with a letter for donations as appropriate.

IMT recommends that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and recommends all patrons be vaccinated. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well.

Thursday, May 18th, 2022, IMT & The Americana Stage Present Dirk & Amelia Powell. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7:30pm | Tickets are $20 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $25 at the door. Doors open half an hour before showtime.

Though PayPal is used as our credit and debit card processor, no, you don't have to have a PayPal account. When you click "payment method" you will see a yellow button that says "checkout with PayPal". You will still be able to use a credit or debit card at that point. Please add your phone number and home address to the notes field so that we may contact you in the event of cancelation, or to thank you with a letter for donations as appropriate.

IMT recommends that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and recommends all patrons be vaccinated. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well.

The Maryland Premiere of ALL WIGGED OUT will be on Thursday, April 27 at the Silver Spring Civic Center at 7pm. Tickets are $25. Event sponsors pay $500. Goal is to raise $10K for Hope Connections for Cancer, whose motto is “No one should go through cancer alone.”

Tickets are $25 and you're welcome to submit additional donations.

Monday April 10th, 2023
Institute of Musical Traditions presents Spælimenninir.
Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza | 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 | 7:30pm
Tickets are $25 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $30 at the door Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Friday March 31st, 2023
Institute of Musical Traditions presents Robin Bullock and Steve Baughman.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm
Tickets are $20in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $25 at the door IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Friday March 10th, 2023
Institute of Musical Traditions presents Dervish.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm
Tickets are $25 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $30 at the door / Students and children $20/25

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Friday March 10th, 2023
Institute of Musical Traditions presents Dervish.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm
Tickets are $25 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $30 at the door / Students and children $20/25

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Feb27

Monday February 27th, 2023 Institute of Musical Traditions presents the Class of 88 w Jon Carroll, Deanna Bogart and Bill Starks. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm Tickets are $25 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $30 at the door.

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Monday February 20th, 2023 Institute of Musical Traditions presents Breabach. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm Tickets are $20 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $25 at the door or $15/20 for students and children.

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Breabach (adult admission)

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD

Monday February 20th, 2023 Institute of Musical Traditions presents Breabach. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm Tickets are $20 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $25 at the door or $15/20 for students and children.

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Wednesday, December 14th IMT presents NORDENSONG with special guest ANDREA HOAG. Seekers Church | 276 Carroll Street NW, Washington, DC 20012 | Tickets: $20 advance (+$2 service fee) / $25 at door

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Monday, December 12th IMT presents our Annual Celtic Holiday Show w Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm | Tickets: $20 advance (+$2 service fee) / $25 at door (children and students w ID $15 / 20)

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Monday, December 12th IMT presents our Annual Celtic Holiday Show w Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm | Tickets: $20 advance (+$2 service fee) / $25 at door (children and students w ID $15 / 20)

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime. The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Friday, December 2nd IMT presents Windborne. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm | Tickets: $20 advance (+$2 service fee) / $25 at door (children and students w ID $15 / 20) The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

Friday, December 2nd IMT presents Windborne. Saint Mark Presbyterian Church | 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 | 7.30pm | Tickets: $20 advance (+$2 service fee) / $25 at door (children and students w ID $15 / 20) The Check-out with PayPal button allows you to pay with your credit card or with your PayPal account.

IMT requires that masks be worn by attendees to protect themselves and others but will no longer require proof of vaccination. Please do not attend any IMT concerts if you are not feeling well. If you have already purchased tickets, let us know by emailing office@imtfolk.org.

Doors open half an hour before showtime.

Though PayPal is used as our credit and debit card processor, no, you don't have to have a PayPal account. When you click "payment method" you will see a yellow button that says "checkout with PayPal". You will still be able to use a credit or debit card at that point. Please add your phone number and home address to the notes field so that we may contact you in the event of cancelation, or to thank you with a letter for donations as appropriate.