Bagpipes for Beginners | Robert Barrick | Skillshare
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5 Videos (52m)
    • An introduction and getting started

      19:10
    • Lesson 2 - Gracenotes & Exercises

      15:24
    • Lesson 3 - Learning Scots Wa hae

      9:13
    • Lesson 4 - Additional Exercises

      5:09
    • Lesson 5 - Circular Breathing for the Practice Chanter

      2:59

About This Class

This course is designed to show the student enough basic technique to be able to play the fist tune, Scots Wa Hae. You will be shown how to purchase a practice chanter, the small, quiet, single reed instrument that the fingering techniques are developed, as well as the care of the chanter and reed. While learning this instrument can be challenging, this course is a step by step easy to follow video system that will enable you play with confidence. 

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Robert Barrick

Bagpipe Instructor

After two of Rob's aunts, and his father all playing in pipe bands, Rob had a good basis for starting Highland Dance when he was four years old. Growing up in Victoria BC, he took dance from Adeline Duncan, world famous for producing champion dancers. Rob started pipes from PM Ian Duncan at the age of nine, then after Ian's death, from Jamie Troy. Soon after that, the City of Victoria Pipe Band was started., a grade one competition band which soon attracted some of the top players on the west...

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