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Vicki

Vicki

Piano, Flute, Bagpipes, Double Bass, Music Theory
PGCE: Music (1994)
am now an active performer in the folk scene performing both round the UK and Europe. I also teach the Scottish Smallpipes (the subject of my masters degree), English Border pipes and the Swedish Nyckelharpa. Peripatetic flute, double bass and piano teacher from 1995 - 2001. Online music tutor 2001 - 2011 - including online music instrumental tuition of the Scottish Smallpipes for my masters. Freelance Musician 2011 onwards. Please note that although my profile...
Bob

Bob

Professional: Judo Instructor (on panel) (1976)
instructor. **Removed By Admin** There are also a few clips of myself, that is when I have been able to get someone else to film for me (at a few Burns Night Dinners, a wedding at Westminster Abbey etc.) I have taught pipes (part-time) at the Gordons School (Patron: H.M. The Queen) since 1999. I taught academic subjects in junior, secondary and special schools for 21 years. I taught judo in schools and youth clubs...
Richard

Richard

Other: Experience (2017)
Willie MacKay in Crieff, Pipe Major Andy Renwick (Vale of Atholl Pipe Band) and I am currently receiving tuition from Dougie McCance (Young Traditional Muscian of the Year 2017) and a piper with the Red Hot Chilli Pipers. I played in the Gleneagles Strathearn Pipe Band for 8 years and often played at The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire for corporate and private events. The band also competed in the World Pipe Band Championships and won...
Calum

Calum

Lambeth
Bagpipes
Other: MTQ1 (2000)
roles tutoring a group of youngsters (a few of whom are now professional musicians themselves). A move to Edinburgh a few years later heralded a change to more formal one-on-one lessons, which is the majority of what I've done since. A career move took me to London, but in the end the piping won out and I started to teach and perform full time. My pupils have released CDs, performed at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo,...
Robert

Robert

: PDQB level 4 certificate (0)
moving on to other world known tutors to perfect my art. Have played at various functions both home and abroad,including the Edinburgh Tattoo and latterly competing in Grade 1 with the Lothian and Borders Pipe band. Recently attained level 4 (six available) PDQB certificate, at the College of Piping in Glasgow, and studying for level 5. Taught new and exisiting members of various bands I have been a member of. Currently assisting the Pipe Major...
Iain
mandola and mandolin), guitar and tin whistle, both solo and in group situations. I also write and arrange for traditional music. PLEASE NOTE: I do not teach Highland Bagpipes I have taught in a number of situations, from casual instrumental teaching to running group evening courses, and at all levels. My employment background has been in the education sector, from Primary School through to Adult Education, in both developing and delivering courses in a variety...

Ed

College: GCSE Music (2003)
bagpipes for over 25+ years and currently compete with Manchester Phoenix Pipe Band (2016 All England Champions) I have been teaching the bagpipes at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate to junior soldiers since 2010. I have also taught a number of students privately at home and several have gone on to play in pipe bands. I teach the basic fundamentals on the practice chanter. Once the student has mastered those fundamentals and is able...
Tom

Tom

Professional: Professional Piping (1983)
the instrument that you learn on to begin with, and even later on you will learn to play new tunes on it. This is because it is too difficult to try and blow up a set of pipes and learn a tune on the pipe chanter, so you must use the practice chanter. I have taught privately for many years, also at the National Piping Centre and at various workshops in the USA. I also...
David

David

Masters: MA Music Theatre (2007)
shows with the National Theatre of Scotland and as one of two pipers at the Thursford Christmas Spectacular for seven years. In my band playing days I won several World Championships in the Early 90s and after my band playing years I went on to develop my own style of playing Bagpipes. I am currently teaching bagpipes at the prestigious Cothill School for boys in Oxfordshire where my pupils range from 9 years to 12...

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  • Calum

    Calum
    Joined: 07/09/2014 | Av. Price: £36.00 p.h.
    Bagpipes
    Other: MTQ1 (2000)

  • Tom

    Tom, Kilmacolm
    Joined: 18/03/2012 | Av. Price: £25.00 p.h.
    Bagpipes
    Professional: Professional Piping (1983)

  • Richard

    Richard, Mold
    Joined: 15/02/2017 | Av. Price: £25.00 p.h.
    Bagpipes
    Other: Experience (2017)

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