In this class, Vince shares some of his favoirte search techniques and resources to find tunes you want as part of your repertoire. The class then engages in an activity transcribing a tune from a folk track!
Bruce shares some great advice on getting your head and hands around new music. In this class, you'll run through some of Bruce's proven methods for learning new tunes and getting them memorized. Bruce shares some best practices and how to adapt them to suit your own style of learning.
Vin walks through some fundamentals and small "drills" to identify the weaker areas of your own sight reading skills, then goes into detail about strategies and tricks that will beef up those areas and "level-up" your sight reading skills.
In this session we examine how bagpipe sound has changed over the years. Especially the last 30 or so years and the innovation connected to it. We also listen to older and modern recordings comparing and contrasting the two. Enjoy!
In this class Rob challenges the usual habits of judging a performance like counting mistakes, or 'that was very musical.' Instead rob offer another way to look at judging a performance for quality. Listen to three Marches and stay tuned to the end to find out Rob's Result. Will your results match?
In this class Rob explains as well as challenges the listening and adjudicating process of the pipe band world. The perception of listening to a performance can be influenced by many things so it is very important to identify and understand their effects. This eye opening class is a must see!
In this session we take a look at the reel idiom and how they have been used over the years by pipe bands. We compare and contrast some recordings of the 70's and 80's with more contemporary recordings. Enjoy!