Hack Your Practice: Big Bagpiping Improvement Leaps with Marginal Gains

Thursday, October 9, 2014
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Is the end of another bagpiping season upon us already? Where does the time go? The weather here on the east is getting cooler and the AC is…

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Hack Your Practice: Become an Awesome Bagpiper With Your Piping Z-Score

Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Setting focussed music goals and working to achieve them is the quickest path to improvement as a bagpiper. But setting proper goals can sometimes be daunting and it…

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On Being a Great Bagpiper

Monday, September 22, 2014
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As pipers and drummers, it is easy to get so wrapped up in the “Highland” arts that we forget that the experience of making music is mostly the same for players of any instrument.

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The 2014 Metro Cup—Drinking It All In

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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There really is nowhere you can go outside of the major competition platforms in Scotland other than Newark, New Jersey in February to hear nearly 12 hours of nonstop bagpiping of the highest caliber. The Metro Cup is one of those events that seems to get better and better with each passing year. The 2014 event was no exception.

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Adam Savage’s Secrets to Success

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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The 2013 bagpipe competition is drawing to a close. The Worlds has passed and the big guns are loading up for the solos at Oban and Inverness over…

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