Part two of our Tuning 360 has been another wildly successful class packed with tons of great questions, tips and follow up from last weeks class. Rob covers the need to know tuning and sound setup topics!
What is the source of moisture troubles in the bagpipe? What is really going on? In this class, Vin takes a fresh look at the physics of how and why moisture builds up in our instrument, and the root of controlling and managing it! Date of Original Live Class: Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 8:00pm
Bruce shares his bagpipe set-up tips and how to make sure your bagpipe is working at its best at all times. Cane drone reeds vs. synthetic? Picking chanter reeds? Hide bags vs. synthetic zip? Bruce covers a range of helpful information! Date of Original Live Class: Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 at 7:00pm Course Name: Special
What do you do when the answer is "no" to Dojo U's "4 questions" required for 100% bagpipe efficiency? In this class, Vin dives deep into bagpipe maintenance to move beyond the 4 questions and make sure your answer is always "yes" and you have a 100% efficient bagpipe at all times. Date of Original
In this week's class, Vin continues discussion about "troubleshooting before the trouble begins." Moisture issues are the topic of the day; how to plan for them, how to address them, and ways to control them forever! Date of Original Live Class: Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 8:00pm Course Name: Technique Development Class Name: DIY Piping
In this class, Vin talks about ways to troubleshoot piping problems before the trouble happens! He explores the tricks to taking care of potential problems so they are eliminated completely. He then opens up the class to discuss specific problems and troubleshoots them on the fly. Date of Original Live Class: Monday, May 2nd, 2016
Bagpipers carry around a lot of stuff. In this class, Vin reviews how to classify the bagpiping gear you have and narrow it down to a list of the essential items you should carry with you at all times.
Your bagpipes need to working at optimum levels if you want to perform well. Bruce walks through his handy checklist for making sure your bagpipe is in peak form. Working through general maintenance, setting reeds, and other tricks to make sure everything is working well. Great advice from one of the world's experts!
How do you keep yourself motivated to practice when the work seems insurmountable? In this class, Vin reviews "practice hacks" with some excellent tips to trick your brain and stay motivated to practice.