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Piping 101 - Tuning Tips and Tricks [Vintage]

Piping 101 - Tuning Tips and Tricks [Vintage]


In this class we take a Q&A oriented approach to discussing some relevant tuning issues and tips to solving them for people who are just setting out to learn how to tune their instrument. From potential maintenance problems, to learning to hear how drone pitch compares to chanter pitch… we may not cover it all, but it's a great start!

Date of Original Live Class: Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 8:15
Course Name: Piping 101
Class Name: Tuning Tips and Tricks
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).