Pipe and Drum
Learn. Grow. Create.
You do NOT need to be Scottish to love bagpipes! Scottish Piping and Drumming is a unique and culturally rich musical style performed around the world.
The Conservatory pipe and drum programs include the Conservatory Pipe Band, beginner bagpipes and drums, and various level courses for adults. Students learn both solo and band skills, while working as a team to improve the band.
Instruction in bagpipes and snare and tenor/bass drums is based on Scotland’s Piping and Drumming Qualifications Board guidelines and on the long experience of the teaching staff in producing excellent musicians.
All class information is in our online registration system.
Students learn to read music, grace note groups, basic music theory and a number of exercises and tunes. As well, students get to meet and interact with the CPA Pipe Band members, engage in common activities and learn about the band before they start to play in it.
Students learn basic marching and performance tunes appropriate for the Piping and Drumming Grade 4 level. They also prepare competition medleys each year.
|Adult Beginner Bagpipes - Level 2|
|Adult Beginner Bagpipes - Level 3
This class is for adults who can play the bagpipes and who want to expand their repertoire and learning. It includes the study of several new tunes, a simple piobaireachd, canntaireachd [Gaelic vocables] and further work on bagpipe sound and playing technique.
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