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Robert Mathieson - Optimizing Drone Sound [Vintage]

Robert Mathieson - Optimizing Drone Sound [Vintage]


This class turned out to be a really wonderful discussion of how to get the best out of your reeds and how to pick a great around for your specific bagpipe. Along with some discussion of trouble shooting Rob dives in the to nitty-gritty of selecting good sounding drone reeds for your pipes.

Date of Original Live Class: Monday, September 14th, 2015 at 12pm
Course Name: Special Events
Class Name: Optimizing Drone Sound
Class Instructor: Robert Mathieson

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Robert Mathieson Robert Mathieson was Pipe Major of the famous Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band from 1986 to 2010. During that time, he he led the band to 30 Major Competition Championships, including 5 world-titles. His renowned creativity, compositional prowess, and partnership with the great Jim Kilpatrick has earned him a repuation for being one of the world's foremost authorities on issues of ensemble, integration, and overall pipe band musical performance.