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Andrew Douglas

Andrew Douglas
Andrew is a prolific practitioner of the bagpipe, having been active at the highest level of pipe bands, solo competition, teaching, and creative endeavors for the past 20 years. He's also the founder and creator of Dojo U and of PipersDojo.com

How Embellishments Are Maked or Breaked.

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It's important whenever we play embellishments that the steps are always played accurately and evenly. If not, as I briefly illustrate here, we can go from good intentions to permanently sloppy embellishments.

Graphing How Good You Are At Bagpipes

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Here's an interesting way of gauging how good you are at the bagpipes. For the full discussion, basic and premium members can watch Andrew's class in the Basic Archive (October 10th, 2018).

Dojo U Live! Brown Haired Maid (Part 1)

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Dojo U Live! Episode 008Tune in live as we critique students on this week's mission: Parts 1 and 2 of the Brown Haired Maid on full bagpipes! Join us and become a member by visiting https://DojoUniversity.com today.Posted by The Piper's DoJo on Thursday, October 4, 2018

Leaving Port Askaig - Fourth Part (Tune Building)

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And now a wonderful (wonderfully challenging?) climax to this melodic 6/8 march.

Leaving Port Askaig - Third Part (Tune Building)

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The third part introduces some difficult tachum technique. Let's have a look.

Leaving Port Askaig - Second Part (Tune Building)

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The second part visits the high hand in glorious fashion! Let's dive in.

Leaving Port Askaig - First Part (Tune Building)

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This is a classic 6/8 march that isn't played as often these days. Let's dive into the first part together.

Drone Reed Calibration - Live Class Example

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This post shows how to calibrate your drone reeds, and also shows the basic feel of a live, interactive Dojo University Class.

Corrienessan’s Salute - Director’s Commentary + Full Tune

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Here we have the Directors Commentary and Full Performance of Corrienessan's Salute.