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Bruce Gandy

Bruce Gandy
Bruce is a prolific teacher, performer, and composer for the bagpipe. He won the Gold Medal at the Northern Meeting in 2002, and in 2003 won the Gold Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering and the Bratach Gorm. He hails from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Lament for Susan of Runzeme & Miss Ronnie Eastwood - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce takes you through two different tunes this week. First a 6/8 slow march called the Lament for Susan of Runzeme, a sweet minor tune for you. Second, a major key 9/8 March called Miss Ronnie Eastwood. Join us for a great couple of small tunes to add to your repertoire!  

The Links of Cavendish - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce discusses the concept behind waltz reels and how they feel and play differently than other tunes in the same time signature. He teaches his own tune called the Links of Cavendish to demonstrate. Join us for something a little different!  

Lampson St March - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce teaches his own 12/8 March called the Lampson St March, a nice little tune with some challenging fingerwork. Join us for a great session!  

The Old Woman's Lullaby - Live Class - Part 3 (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce takes the class through Var 2 (the final variation) of this amazing tune. A great piobaireachd without crunluaths?! No reason to fear the piobaireachd anymore! Come on in!  

The Old Woman's Lullaby - Live Class - Part 2 (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce continues with the Piobaireachd called The Old Woman's Lullaby. He takes students through the first 3 parts/variations and this lovely, melodic tune. Join one of the true Piobaireachd masters on learning this tune!  

Tones of Westlawn - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce finishes teaching the 4th part of Bruce MacLean of Tiverton before starting a Slow Air called "Tones of Westlawn". I nice 6/4 tune written by the man himself. Join us and learn from the best!  

Bruce MacLean of Tiverton - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce teaches the class one of his own compositions, a 6/8 March named Bruce MacLean of Tiverton. This is a tune named for one of his old band mates. Check out this great melody with Bruce and your Dojo friends!  

The Old Woman's Lullaby - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce starts the Piobaireachd called The Old Woman's Lullaby, which coincidentally is the tune played at the Winter Storm concert in Jan 2019. A lovely melody with challenging technique. Come check it ou!  

Big Ed's Bogie - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce gets more detailed into Big Ed's Bogie, a small reel that was also written by him. He takes you through the particulars of the tune and goes around the table with the class attendees. Check it out today!