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PIPING

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Bagpiping activity

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Bagpipes are a class of musical instrument, aerophones, using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag. Though the Scottish Great Highland bagpipe have the greatest visibility in the English-speaking world, bagpipes have been played for centuries (and continue to be played) throughout large parts of Europe, mainly in Scotland.

 

In our bagpipe workshops you can expect an interactive session with entertaining lessons and scottish banter. Our tutors are well known pipers with a traditional background. They are active as full time musicians and performing in famous venues all over the world and also for well known celebrities. 

 Louise Marshall

 

Often referred to as "Edinburgh’s Piper" or "Scotland’s best known female piper" in the media, due to her numerous appearances at high profile events worldwide, Louise Marshall is very much in demand as a solo performer.

As Piper to the Lord Provost of Edinburgh she performed for the arrival of the Olympic Torch & Paralympic Flame as well as lone piper to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to Edinburgh and for Her Majesty the Queen alongside top British Soprano Lesley Garrett. Further highlights include welcoming Sir Sean Connery, Ewan McGregor, The Proclaimers and Susan Boyle to events in Edinburgh, giving Brian May (Queen) a bagpipe lesson and to perform playing a compilation of Queen songs, including Bohemian Rhapsody, for him.
 

If your prefered activity is not listed, tell us what interests you have and our team will work something out for you.