On Being a Great Bagpiper

Monday, September 22, 2014
john-coltrane

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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Adam Savage’s Secrets to Success

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
adamsavage

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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Sight Over Sound in Bagpipe Performance

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

It’s often said that bagpipe adjudicating can be a very subjective thing. Individual taste and personal opinion are often thought to play a part in a judge’s final…

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Be a Stronger Bagpiper III: Literally

Friday, April 12, 2013

Here’s a story familiar to many. You show up at band rehearsal and the Pipe Major is doling out new chanter reeds. Oh boy! You get yours and…

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Adopt Your Piping Power Pose!

Thursday, January 17, 2013
powerkid

Body language can shape who you are. What kind of piper do you want to be? It might just start with how you stand and how you present…

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