In part three of our very popular trouble shooting series, Rob speaks more about reed manipulation for chanter reeds and drone reed. Fully of plenty of instruction and also very practical questions this
Part two of our Tuning 360 has been another wildly successful class packed with tons of great questions, tips and follow up from last weeks class. Rob covers the need to know tuning and sound setup topics!
Bruce shares his bagpipe set-up tips and how to make sure your bagpipe is working at its best at all times. Cane drone reeds vs. synthetic? Picking chanter reeds? Hide bags vs. synthetic zip? Bruce covers a range of helpful information! Date of Original Live Class: Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 at 7:00pm Course Name: Special
Bagpipers carry around a lot of stuff. In this class, Vin reviews how to classify the bagpiping gear you have and narrow it down to a list of the essential items you should carry with you at all times.
Your bagpipes need to working at optimum levels if you want to perform well. Bruce walks through his handy checklist for making sure your bagpipe is in peak form. Working through general maintenance, setting reeds, and other tricks to make sure everything is working well. Great advice from one of the world's experts!
In this class, Rob gives us a grand tour of all of the essential components, tips, and strategies for producing a great bagpipe sound. Quite a bit of time is spent discussing cane drone reeds at the tail end of the class.
In this class we cover how to check your pipes after a 'shocking' event such as airplane travel. We do a basic in-side-out pipe check and talk about how to settle the pipes in a different climate. We also explore type of reeds, reed adjustments, tuning methods for sheepskins, and sheepskin problem detection.