5 Ways to Become a Better Bagpiper

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

No, you’re not going to find bagpipe hints, playing tips, or tune instruction. Any improvement in your music begins with improvement in yourself. Like expanding your tune repertoire, you can expand your self-improvement repertoire as well.

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You’re Always Young Enough for Bagpipes

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

We all want to be “kick-ass” don’t we? There is quite a bit of brain research and data to suggest that the only thing in the way when moving from amateur to expert in anything is dedication.

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5 Ways to Build Good Bagpipe Practice Habits

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

What is the most difficult aspect of learning bagpipes or pipe band drumming? It’s not the music and it’s not playing or maintaining the instrument. It is practicing or, building the habits to practice.

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Sounding the Part of the Piper

Monday, October 25, 2010

Folks love the pomp of the decked out piper in full regalia, don’t they. Sometimes the image of the performing piper looking the part in a well pressed kilt and flags on the drone cords is enough for an appreciative audience—even if he/she sounds like rubbish on the bagpipe.

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Saturday, October 23, 2010

For those who struggle with mental aspects of performing or competing, this article is a must-read! An excerpt, below. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERFORMINGBy P/M Brett Tidswell INTRODUCTION Piping,…

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