What is the difference between pro-level solo pipers and lower grade soloists when they present themselves to a judge? In this class, Vin breaks down the best ways to present yourself to a judge so that you (and the judge!) are in the right frame of mind for a great performance. Date of Original Live
Bruce continues on with his tips for preparing yourself mentally for your next performance and positioning yourself for success. He reviews some of his own techniques and shares tips that can help everyone whether your next performance is a big competition or a wedding gig.
Bruce has competed at the top competitions in the world. In this class, he draws on that amazing experience and dives into how to best prepare yourself for competition. Bruce takes us through what is needed for optimal practice, rehearsal, and performance. He also walks through his list of how to deal with "nerves" on the day.
In this session we examine the difficulties lower grade competition and street bands face. What are the differences between upper and lower grade competition bands? How do we set goals for success? How do we maximize members with limited talent or resources? A lot of pipe majorly advice here. Enjoy!
This week, in honor of Grade 4 pipers everywhere, we're going to reveal some secrets to success to winning at the entry-level grade. If you want to make sure to cross all of your T's and dot all of your I's, this is a must-attend class!
In this session we approach the solo competition from the logistical side. How long is the overall tune up? How should I appear? Should I write my tune names down on a peice of paper? How shoould I march, stand, or turn while playing in front of the judge? All these pressing questions answered and more in this informative judges perspective to solo competition. Enjoy!
In this third session of Welcome to the Club, John starts by answering some competition related questions such as not practicing on games day, playing in the environment, and what to do if there is a malfunction while warming up. We then go through the popular 4 parted reel - Captain Laughlin MacPhail of Tyree. Enjoy!