On the following link, Matt unboxes a set of bagpipes he purchased off of Amazon for $150USD. Out of the box, they aren’t worth playing. He promised a 2nd video to see if they could be made play-worthy. Note: he intentionally purchased this set to compare against professionally made pipes. Over the last few years […]
We recorded some tunes on video for the band this past week, and the members also recorded some solo’s. Here is Kevin’s Hornpipes on youtube
After a busy July working around the house, I’ve had a few hours to go through the website and update many of the pages. There was some major cleanup needed as I had migrated my website hosting from one provider to another. I have also started putting my individual lesson material online here as products […]
I was interviewed by Air106 about the Airdrie Gaelic Society and the Airdrie Scots Pipes and Drums. There will be a followup interview Monday about the Burns Night dinner, after which the segment will air. As well, I will be interviewed in the near future on their Morning Show.
I was just interviewed by a writer for the Echo. The article is expected to be in next week’s paper, though it might be delayed a week. We spoke about Scottish Culture, heritage, the bagpipes, learning the pipes, etc.
I piped in the dignitaries, and then the Airdrie Scots Pipes and Drums piped in the Flag Party.
During our practice today, we had a number of people walking by telling us how they lived on the next street (or two) over, and they were thrilled that they could hear us. One guy was walking his dog, but on the way to go get his girlfriend as she loves the Pipes. We also […]
A suggestion on how the group can accomplish the lowest possible expense for uniforms was made tonight. Inspired by a photo on the Calgary Highlanders regimental website, one of the group suggested we go with Socks, Shoes, Spats and Sporran. And while this uniform has an official name (Sporran Parade), and it is decent on […]