In this class, we talk about how to set up the perfect bagpipe learning/practice zone. What are the materials you need to be ultra successful in your practicing? Then, we discuss a workout plan to really skyrocket your development. Will you actually set up your learning zone and implement the plan?
In this class Rob looks at several ways to play the rhythm of reels. Both classic competition style and a more open style known to ceilidh's, parties and fancy playing! A great class on interpretations!
Tonight, wel look at the Atholl and Breadalbine Gathering from the perspective of rhythm and tempo. What is the right tempo to practice at? To perform at? What are the keys to perfecting the rhythms of 2/4 marches? All addressed in this session.
In this class we use Fiona McLeod to explore some of the concepts behind playing to a metronome. We talk about how to appropriately use it as a training tool, and not a crutch, so that you can learn to instill steady tempo in your body and your hands for ultimate musicality.
In this wrap up session - we take two new tunes and break then down into the basic rhythmical building blocks. We then add the technique making sure to layer it properly and not effect the musical framework below. Enjoy!