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Piping 101 - Slow Mo Embellishments [Vintage]

Piping 101 - Slow Mo Embellishments [Vintage]


We look at a few embellishments requested by our class members, and analyze how to slow them down and build them in a fundamentally sound manner from the ground up. Then we look briefly at Susan McLeod, part 1, bar 2, and break down what is likely the most difficult passage of the tune to attain maximum embellishment cleanliness, rhythm, and accuracy.

Date of Original Live Class: Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 8:15 pm
Course Name: Piping 101
Class Name: Slow Mo Embellishments
Class Instructor: Eric Ouellette

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Eric Ouellette Eric has been competing internationally at the professional level since age 16. A brief list of accomplishments include: first place in piobaireachd at both the George Sherriff invitational in Ontario (2003) and the Nicol Brown invitational (2004), 3rd in the MacGregor Memorial in Oban (2005), 3rd in the US silver medal at Kansas City (2006), 1st in the B piobaireachd at Perth (2013 and 2014), 1st in the open marches at Perth (2013), 1st in the B strathspey and reel at Oban (2014), and countless other domestic prizes and aggregates, along with an appearance with the Oran Mor Pipe Band in the Grade 1 final at the Worlds (2011), and a first place showing with the Stuart Highlanders in grade 1 at Perth (2014).