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Weapons Training - Chanters [Vintage]

Weapons Training - Chanters [Vintage]


Course Name: Weapons Training
Class Name: Chanters
Class Instructor: Marc DuBois
Date of Original Live Class: Monday, June 18, 2012 8:30pm

Description: In this weapons training session we take a look at the chanter. We start by taking a look at the practice chanter and what the different options are. Next up we discuss the different options and how they affect the overall sound. We also take a look at the differences between plastic and wood chanters. Finally we discuss the manipulation of the chanter through taping, reed seat adjustment and carving.

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Marc Dubois Marc is an experienced pipe band leader and bagpipe judge from the Northeast USA. He spent many years with the Oran Mor Pipe Band as a piper and as a bass drummer, and thus has a extensive background on the topic of pipe band ensemble. He's currently the Pipe Major of the Schenectady Pipe Band.