A great Q&A here! Topics covered: How to tune drones to the chanter; grade 3 pipe band tempos; loosening up fingers in embellishments; piobaireachd high g's; struggling with strength; making mistakes when nervous; seasoning technique; pipe bag hygene; plastic vs. blackwood pipe chanters; cane drone reed techniques; playing ahead of the beat; when to transition to the pipes; Andrew's super seasoning technique!!!
We're going to address a common bagpiping question today - how do I get my pipes to sound great at high altitude? The answer? You'll need to tune in!
(Manchester 5th Place, Scotia-Glenville 4th Place, Worcester 3rd Place, NY Metro 2nd Place, MacMillan 1st Place) - Today we listen through the Grade 2 Challenge Medley Contest from the Glasgowlands Games (July 16th, 2016). Well done to all the bands!
Today we have a live Q and A - Making Bagpipes Quieter, Goat Skin Bags, Moisture Control Systems, Inveraray Prep.
In this episode, we answer what seems like an easy question - BUT! It opens up a great discussion about the two dimensions of steady blowing! Don't miss out.
Today, we work meet a Dojo Student John McCain and work through a submission of him playing "The Seagull" jig.