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A Mistake Your Pipe Band Can't Afford to Make

A Mistake Your Pipe Band Can't Afford to Make


222354_22b10d74It wasn't long ago where any harmonies that were played by any pipe band were "cool" and "exciting."

Pipe Bands around the world were simply adding notes, two above, or two below the melody, and putting it out for the world to hear!

But times they're a changing, because more and more pipe bands are beginning to realize that bagpipes are real musical instruments.

And, they follow the same rules of music theory as everyone else.

So, our harmonies need to follow these rules too. If they follow the basic rules of music theory, people get goosebumps and fall in love with your performance.

If the harmonies don't follow the rules, listeners are more and more starting to walk away.

Just like tempo, clean fingering, good embellishments, and passionate expression are essential elements of your band's performance - healthy musically inspiring arrangements have now joined the fold.

What is your band's plan for creating harmonies? Are you just winging it and hoping for the best? Are you getting help from someone that knows the ropes? Are you hiring out to make sure it gets done right?

I guess my point is - you can't afford to just wing it any more. You have to get the job done properly or your band will lose what would otherwise be a strong competitive edge.

Until now, solutions to this problem were pretty hard to find, unless you "knew a guy."

Now, you can simply join our Composition Club at Dojo U, and learn the essentials of music theory, get exposure to core tune-writing, arranging, and harmonizing techniques, and interact with other creative masterminds like yourself!

Your band needs to make this small investment. With a little bit of study and enthusiasm, you can easily develop the skills you need to take your band to the next musical level by joining our club today!

Click Here to Join our Composition Club!


Andrew Douglas Andrew is a prolific practitioner of the bagpipe, having been active at the highest level of pipe bands, solo competition, teaching, and creative endeavors for the past 20 years. He's also the founder and creator of Dojo U and of PipersDojo.com