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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.

Sir James MacDonald of the Isles - Part 5 - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce continues working the students through the piobaireachd Sir James MacDonald. They jump around parts based on student and need.  

Sir James MacDonald of the Isles - Part 4 - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce takes the class through the crunluath variation of Sir James and explains the counting of crunluaths in detail. Good info here for new and old piobaireachd players alike!  

Sir James MacDonald of the Isles - Part 3 - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce pushes through to Variation 1 of this classic tune and gets into the taorluath variation as well.  

Sir James MacDonald of the Isles - Part 2 - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce continues around the table with the ground of Sir James MadDonald of the Isles Salute with the class. He also records Variation 1 for the class.  

Sir James MacDonald of the Isles - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce starts a new piobaireachd by taking the class through the ground of Sir James MacDonald of the Isles. He goes through the fingerwork in detail with the students. Come on in!  

Around the Table - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce gets students from the class to play tunes that they are working on for critique. We hear lots of great tunage from dojo students. Join us for a fun one!  

Lament for the Iolaire - Part 2 - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce jumps between the last two tunes he has been working on with the class over the last two weeks. He hits PM Richard Parker and the Piobaireachd "Lament for the Iolaire". Come on in!  

Lament for the Iolaire - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce starts the lovely piobaireachd called Lament for the Iolaire by Donald MacLeod. The tune honors those that lost their lives on the boat called the Iolaire. Come on in and check out this tune!  

PM Richard Parker "There and Back Again" - Live Class (with Bruce Gandy)

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Bruce finishes taking the class through the tune from last week called VE75 Years. Then he starts into a retreat march of his own writing commissioned to him by Miami Valley Pipes & Drums. Check it out!