Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Developing one’s musicianship as a solo bagpiper or pipe bandsman can be hard work, and it’s easy to fall back on the competitive music that demands so much of our time to polish. But, as musicians, we owe it to ourselves to develop a broader view.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The fall and winter months are the perfect time for setting musical goals and developing and building skills to improve your bagpiping. Sometimes though, setting goals can be…
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
We pipers love the latest and greatest music produced by our favorite soloists and pipe bands, don’t we? We want to play the same exciting stuff we hear….
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Those of us who try hard at this Highland bagpipe thing for a decent length of time will realize that it is not enough to simply consider oneself…
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Go back and read Part I: Bagpipe Competitions are Dead The merry-go-round goes round and round… The sheer monotony of bagpipe competition here in the US can wear…