Upper Potomac Piper's Weekend... January 6-8, 2023
Live-in person this year!
Weekend retreat featuring classes, concerts, sessions and private tutorials for a variety of bellows-blown bagpipes, flute, fiddle, and mixed instruments.
This year, the Pipers Weekend offers 2-hour long classes at a variety of levels in Scottish smallpipes, border pipes, Northumbrian small pipes, Irish uilleann pipes, French pipes, and piper-friendly repertoire for mixed-instruments in a variety of styles.
A Friday night starts with a hosted round-robin (introductions, show and tell, and open mike) followed by sessions. Saturday night’s showcase concert is followed by a jam.
Our 2023 staff includes:
Weekend retreat featuring classes, concerts, sessions and private tutorials for a variety of bellows-blown bagpipes,
Jerry O'Sullivan (Uilleann pipes)
Dick Hensold (Northumbrian smallpipes)
Further enrichment classes TBA.
Rental of high quality Border and Scottish Smallpipes provided by Robert Felsburg and others will for a fee of $40 for the weekend. Advance reservation is needed as quantity is limited.