A special thank you to all cast, crew and volunteers for making the 2022 Tattoo a spectacular show!


Managing Director & Executive Producer: Scott Long

Director: Tom Peet

Principal Director of Music: LCol (Ret’d) Gaetan Bouchard


Lighting Designer: Bob Stamp

Costume Designer: Helena Marriott

Visuals Designer: Chris Hayes

Videographer/Live Stream Producer: Aaron Young


Assistant Directors: Eric Christensen, LCol Jase Burcham (RM)

Production Manager: Robb Hall

Production Assistant: Colin Smith

Production Assistant/Tattoo Drum Major: David Rennie

Music Consultant: Jim Forde

Script Writer: Dr. Fraser Clark


Choral Director: Patricia Tupper

Children’s Chorus: Katrina Pecknold

Choral Director Emeritus: Dr. Walter Kemp


Director of Pipes and Drums: James Malcolm

Tattoo Pipe Major: MWO (Ret’d) Danny Smith

Pipes & Drums Drum Major: Sgt Elisha Miller

Drumming Coordinator: MCpl Tom Cumming


John Underhill


Principal Arranger: Maj Denis Burton

Lone Piper: Graeme Abernethy


Host: Peter Anthony

Announcer: Dr. Fraser Clark


Director of Finance: Barbara MacLeod

Administrative Assistant: Samantha Cobean


Sales & Marketing Manager: Leyna Faulkner

Communications Coordinator: Jess Ilse

Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator: Allison Pedvis


Sound Engineer: Alan Strickland

Sound Technician: Brian Farr

Lighting Board Operator: Dan Petten

Lighting Technician: George MacPhee

Pyrotechnics Technicians: Jim Malone, Chris Chapman, Mike Duggan, Juergen Riedel

Set Construction Supervisor: Colin Richardson

Video Assistant: Steve Hayes


Costume Assistant: Sarah Paterson

Military Historic Costumes: LCol Gary Melville


Backstage Coordinator: Colin Bruce

Backstage Assistant: Juergen Riedel

Stage Manager: Brian Bennett

Arena Masters: Coleen McJannet, Carol Grimmitt, Bernie Gagnon


Halifax Regional Police Coordinator: SSgt Rob Fox

Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency Coordinator: Capt Paul Edwards

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Coordinator: Insp Don Moser

Graphic Designer: Cathy Little

Marketing & Communications Intern: Gillian Blaney

Administrative Assistant Intern: Kathryn Gaetz

Volunteer Support: Bob Wilkins

Warehouse Support: Rose Pearle

Extras Coordinator: Joy Forde, David Davian

Choir: Coleen Martinello, Laura Lee O’Connor

Children’s Chorus: Kate Haley

Fanfare Trumpets: Katrina Cobean

Photographer: David Baillieul

Playbill Photography: Stoo Metz, David Baillieul, Tajeane Roseway, Isabelle Chevrier, Trevor MacMillan

Senior Liaison Officer: Roman Husiuk

Liaison Officers: Carolyn Husiuk, JC Latour, John Phillips, Richard Powell, Ian Urquhart


CAF Tattoo Coordinator Cdr (Ret’d) Wayne DiPersio

Tattoo Coxswain CPO2 Chris Webster


Events and Outreach Coordinator: CPO2 (Ret’d) Joseph Abando

5th Canadian Division

Coordinator: LCol Erica Fleck

No. 2 Construction Battalion

Coordinators: LCol Barry Pitcher, 2Lt Jerome Downey

Parade Commanders: Maj Rhonda Matthews, LCdr Melanie Lahey

Public Affairs Coordinator: Margaret Conway, Natasha Leduc

Protocol: Cdr Roland Leyte, Capt Shauna Cater, CPO1 (Ret’d) Andrew Tiffin, Lianne Pinchbeck

Soldiers Race Coordinator: CWO Alex Hostler

Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy Coxswain: PO1 Charmaine Chaddock

36 Canadian Brigade Group Band BSM: MWO Henri Gauci


Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy

Director of Music: Lt (N) Bradley Ritson

National Band of the Naval Reserve

Director of Music: LCdr Alex Kovacs

Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces

Director of Music: Capt Marie-Perle Broadley

36 Canadian Brigade Group Band

Director of Music: Capt Patrick Forde

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Massed Pipes and Drums

Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) – Pipe Major: Sgt. James Firth

5 CDSB Gagetown – Pipe Major: Sgt. Adam Tingskou

12 Wing (Shearwater) – Pipe Major: WO Scott Pollon

14 Wing (Greenwood) – Pipe Major: Capt Andrew Bruce

Nova Scotia Highlanders – Pipe Major: Sgt. Liam Murray

Black Watch (Atlantic) Association – Pipe Major: James Malcolm

Vancouver Police Pipe Band – Pipe Major: Cal Davis

Lone Piper – James Malcolm

Canadian Armed Forces Obstacle Race Teams

Naval Tactical Operations Group

High Flyer RB3

Group Leader: Yves Gagnon

Tattoo Choir

Director: Patricia Tupper

Tattoo Children’s Chorus

Director: Katrina Pecknold

Tattoo Extras

Leaders: Joy Forde and David Davian

Tattoo Fanfare Trumpeters

Leader: John Underhill

Tattoo International Highland Dance Team

Leaders: Marla MacInnis, Elizabeth McCorkell

Eastern Eagle

Hallelujah Praise Choir

No. 2 Construction Battalion


Julia Deuville

PO2 Brad Davidge



Heeresmusikkorps Neubrandenburg

Director of Music: LCol Christian Prchal

German Bicycle Team

Group Leader: Kathrin Igel

The Flying Grandpas

Group Leader: Helge Westphal


North American Brass Band Summer School Musicians

Course Director: David Childs


Jordanian Armed Forces Band

Group Leader: Col (R) Mohammad Alakhras

“It has been a memory for life. Thank you for both performers, light and sound, variation.” 

Bente Hangland
Nesaddtangen, Norway

Photos by Stoo Metz, David Baillieul, Hamish Gordon & others. Translation powered by Google.
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