Very Tentative 2022 Weekend Schedule

Friday, January 14, 2022

3:00-5:00 pm: Zoom Class: Maintenance tips from our favorite pipemakers
Scottish smallpipe and Uilleann pipes Maintenance tips with Brian Bigley, Nate Banton and Robert Felsburg

   YouTube Repertoire Explorations

7:30- 9:00 pm: French, English, and Irish Pipes Showcase Concert

9:30-11: Pipers Round Robin
An “Open Mike” / Show & Tell Introduction and play along session.  BYOB

Saturday, January 15, 2022

9:00-9:30 am: Zoom Greet and tech session

10:00-12:00 am: Class 1 Zoom Sessions

     Uilleann Pipe Foundations (Jerry) 

     Exploring Pibroch and getting back to it's Roots  (Allan MacDonald )  

     Optimal practice strategies for Northumbrian smallpipes (Dick Hensold) 

     Celtic traditions from France and Spain  (Rosalind Buda)

12:00-2:00 pm: Lunch Break

2:00-4:00 pm:Class 2 Zoom Sessions

     Rhythm is King! Dancing with your Regulators (Brian Bigley)   CANCELLED   

     Exploring the Patrick MacDonald Collection (1784) (Nick Hudson)     

     Exploration of Central French Repertoire (Nicolas Gerardin) 

4:00-6:00 pm: Mini Classes & Repertoire Workshop time

6:00-7:00 pm: Dinner Break

7:30-9:30 pm: Scottish Pipes Showcase Concert 

Sunday, January 16, 2022

10:00-12:00 am: Class 3

     Making your Drones Sing  (Brian Bigley)  CANCELLED       

     Light Music for the Scottish Smallpipes  (Alan MacDonald )     

     Traditional vs. Historical playing styles (Dick Hensold)

     Scottish and Irish 9/8 Jigs (Nick Hudson) CANCELLED   

     Contemporary Music from France and Quebec  (Nicolas Gerardin)     

12:00-2:00 pm: Lunch Break

2:00-4:00 pm: Class 4

     Treasures from the O'Farrell Collection (Jerry O'Sullivan) CANCELLED   

     Micro-Improvisation Techniques for Traditional Music (Nicholas Hudson) 

     Time Traveler's repertoire (Rosalind Buda) 

CANCELLED  Classes are due to low numbers... Apply early for your classes please!