Drake Oranwood

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Photo
Drake Angle.jpg
Photo courtesy of Caoilfhionn inghean Fhaoláin
Information
Resides: Rusted Woodlands
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
Drake Device.gif
Azure, a wolf rampant and on a chief nebuly argent three orange trees couped and fructed proper.
Award & Office Badges
Troubadour Companion of the Order of the Silver Brooch

Introduction

Drake Oranwood joined the SCA from 1991-1993, and returned in 2011. He resides in the Shire of Rusted Woodlands with his wife, Lady Jessa de Hunteleghe, but is often found playing in the Barony of Concordia of the Snows among their bardic community. Drake is apprenticed to Mistress Sofia Tyzes, known as Zsof of the Midrealm, and studied previously under Maistre Lucien de Pontivy of the East Kingdom.

Persona

Drake Oranwood is an English troubadour living during the late Tudor era. He has spent time in Scotland, where he became enamored of tales of the Fae, and has travelled in Europe as well. His skills include singing, songwriting, poetry, storytelling, and the lute.

Offices & Positions

  • Baronial Bard, Concordia of the Snows (2016-2017)

Projects, Performances, & Classes

  • Contrafact, "The Binding of Isaac", (tune of "My love hath vowed" by Thomas Campion). Duet with Spencer Oranwood, self-accompanied on lute part, K&Q Bardic/A&S Champions, 02/11/2017
  • Author, "The Double Bind: Thomas Campion and Elizabethan Women", East Kingdom Gazette, 01/03/2017
  • Musician (guitar & voice, Elizabethan lute songs), Singer (choral & solo). Feast of St. Nicholas (immersion Elizabethan event), Concordia, 12/10/16
  • Performer, Concert with guests, Pennsic 45, 08/09/2016
  • Composition, "We Are The East", inspired by HRM Caoilfhionn inghean Fhaoláin and offered as an anthem for the populace. Performed at K&Q Bardic Champions, 03/05/2016
  • Performer, Concert with guests, Pennsic 44, 08/02/2015
  • Composer, Vocalist, Producer, Hidden Gold, Bardic music album, released 06/20/2015
  • Performer, Solo Concert, Pennsic 43, 08/03/2014
  • Contrafact, "Silverhair", (tune of "Drømde mik en drøm i nat") in honor of Ose Silverhair's elevation. Performed in procession, 03/08/2015
  • Contrafact, "Mug Your Gate", (tune of "Watkins Ale") to popularize this means of welcoming performers at camps. Performed at Heather Dale and Friends Concert, Pennsic 42, 07/31/2013
  • Composition, "Lady of the Rose", in honor of the Order. Performed at Ladies of the Rose Happy Hour, Pennsic 42, 07/31/2013

Classes Taught

Event Staff

EK Event Staff

  • Gate Staff, Wars of the Roses, 05/28/2016
  • List Herald, EK Crown Tourney, 11/08/2015
  • List Herald, EK Novice Day, 07/11/2015
  • Gate Staff, Wars of the Roses, 05/23/2015
  • Gate Staff, King's and Queen's A&S Champions, 02/22/2014
  • Gate Staff, The One True Feast Day of St. Pyr, 02/29/1992

Pennsic Staff

  • Co-organizer, Bardic Arts Exhibition, Pennsic 45
  • Co-provost, Bardic Collegium, Pennsic 44
  • Co-organizer, Bardic Arts Exhibition, Pennsic 44
  • Co-provost, Bardic Collegium, Pennsic 43
  • Co-organizer, Bardic Arts Exhibition, Pennsic 43
  • Co-organizer, Bardic Arts Exhibition, Pennsic 42

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