Upper Potomac Piper's Weekend... January 14-16, 2022
Totally online 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 concert followed by a hosted round-robin (introductions, show and tell, and open mike). Saturday night’s showcase concert is followed by a jam online.
Our 2022 staff includes:
Weekend retreat featuring classes, concerts, sessions and private tutorials for a variety of bellows-blown bagpipes,
Brian Bigley (uilleann pipes)
Jerry O'Sullivan (uilleann pipes)
Dick Hensold (Northumbrian smallpipes)
Nicolas Gerardin (French pipes, Repertoire and Gurdy)
Further enrichment classes TBA.
Rental of high quality Border and Scottish Smallpipes provided by Robert Felsburg and others will (not available this year) for a fee of $40 for the weekend. Advance reservation is needed as quantity is limited.