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Pulsing-  Reels [Vintage]

Pulsing- Reels [Vintage]


In this class we look at pulsing in reels- the most subtle idiom of the classic march strathspey and reel idioms. We explore how to approach the development of pulsing in our reel playing while maintaining awareness of our other fundamentals (especially ALAP/ASAP) and developing adaptability in our pulsing to suit taste, tempo, and other factors.

Date of Original Live Class: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 8:15pm
Course Name: Technique Development
Class Name: Pulsing- Reels
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).