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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Percussionist Evelyn Glennie on How to Listen

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Awesome food for the piper’s mind.

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Do you ever stop and think about what inspires you as a player and musician? I don’t know many active pipers and drummers who are not inspired in some way after watching high-level performances. The desire to expose ourselves more to that which inspires us would then mean more concerts, more attendance at premier events, and more involvement. But is this the case?

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