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Peter W.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Scottish Gaelic
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Peter W.

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My initial instruction follows the John Sprague school method, which focuses on precise articulation of ornamentation, leading into pipe band music.

Once a grounding in pipe band technique has been achieved, I can continue to work with students along the pipe band path through the intermediate level, or branch off into folk/kitchen piping, informed my extensive experience as a fiddler.

I am also willing to teach small pipe and border pipe students.

About Peter

I am a traditional Scottish musician specializing in 18th century music. I have studied Highland bag piping since 2001 and Scottish Fiddling since 2002 (with a background in classical violin). I teach both Scottish Fiddle and Highland Bagpipes, as well as Scottish Small pipes and Border pipes. I

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Cathy
Peter is an outstanding instructor! He has a nice space for teaching and works to understand where the student is starting from - making sure to emphasize a base of fundamentals that will see you through for the rest of your piping career. I highly recommend him!
Amy
Peter is very patient and exceptionally knowledgeable. He is very analytical in his teaching. I am a new student (only a few lessons) and I am confident he will be able to provide the critical but positive instruction and encouragement that I need. His enthusiasm and passion for music is contagious. In fact, he gives detailed oral histories and music theory explanations related to the topic of the lesson. Most teachers boot you out when time is up - not Peter - he always finishes on the right note. Plus he has an adorable cat assistant, Rory, as a side kick.

Cristopher R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Humanities: Creative Writing from New York University
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Cristopher R.

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As an award winning piper, I will show you the fundamentals to becoming a good piper. I have won overall 3rd place in the EUSPBA Grade 3. Currently I am in Grade 2 and working on getting to Grade 1. I can also share you some useful tips I wish I had learned 20 years ago!

About Cristopher

My educational teaching experience began at the age of 13 when I was a black belt helping other children learn martial arts; I shortly began teaching children's classes all by myself. In High School I taught chess as a member of the chess club where I was an undefeated player during my high school

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Michael L.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Rising Star Award from Gigmasters
  • Bachelor of Science in Music from University of Colorado at Denver
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael L.

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I make learning the bagpipes super fun! I use a really fun and fast approach to getting students up and playing in no time and more advanced players to the next level. For online lessons I use all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual snip and sketch and ink, lesson and practice follow up videos, and many other awesome tools to enhance the online experience. 26 years experience teaching beginner to professional level pipers.

About Michael

Michael offers a fun and fast approach to getting students up playing and progressing forward in no time. 26 years experience teaching beginner to the professional level. Studio and Online lessons. For online lessons Michael uses all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual sn

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Jason S.
For my first lesson, I wasn’t intimidated and it was actually one of the best first time experiences I’ve ever had… I am motivated to start practicing and I cannot wait until the next lesson
Barry
Excellent, easy to work with and very knowledgeable
Justine
Michael is an incredible teacher. My fiance has never played a musical instrument before in his life and I got him a few lessons for his birthday. At first, I wasn't sure how virtual music lessons would go, but Michael is by all accounts, an incredibly engaging, funny, and knowledgeable instructor. My fiance looks forward to his weekly lessons with Michael. In particular, he enjoys learning about the history of this incredible instrument alongside the actual music theory and practical aspects of learning a new instrument.

It has been truly incredible to witness my fiance transform in a few short weeks from someone scared of learning a new instrument to someone who is confident that he can learn a new skill provided he puts in the time and effort to practice and show up! Michael has given him the confidence and the inspiration to make amazing progress as a student.

I highly recommend Michael as an instructor. He really makes the virtual format work and he knows how to introduce beginner musicians to the joys of learning how to express yourself on an instrument.

Meet Online Bagpipes Teachers Serving Ashton, MD

Cristopher R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Humanities: Creative Writing from New York University
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Cristopher R.

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Online Bagpipes Teacher

As an award winning piper, I will show you the fundamentals to becoming a good piper. I have won overall 3rd place in the EUSPBA Grade 3. Currently I am in Grade 2 and working on getting to Grade 1. I can also share you some useful tips I wish I had learned 20 years ago!

About Cristopher

My educational teaching experience began at the age of 13 when I was a black belt helping other children learn martial arts; I shortly began teaching children's classes all by myself. In High School I taught chess as a member of the chess club where I was an undefeated player during my high school

Darrell C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks American English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Distinguished Service Medal from Los Angeles Police Department
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Darrell C.

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Traditional bagpipe lessons for pipers of all levels, Beginners with no musical experience are most welcomed!

About Darrell

For twenty years Darrell has been a professional music educator is one of the top piping instructors in Southern California. Currently, Darrell is a full-time performer, instructor, open class solo competitor, Western United States Pipe Band Association competition adjudicator, and holds a BA in Mu

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William D.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Highland Bagpipes from College of Piping in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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William D.

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About William

Autism, blindness

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Terrence D.
First lesson completed and already very comfortable with the instruction and William the Instructor who is on point with every movement right or wrong with patience. Generous with time for me to self correct without judgment. A+
James J.
Ray
Exceptional first lesson. William was very cordial yet methodical and helped me understand the purpose of establishing a strong foundation in the scale and notes changes which I believe will set me up for success. He was very patient and helped me relax and understand everything. Well worth the time and I highly recommend him.

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Average Cost of Bagpipes Lessons in Ashton, MD

The average cost of 60-minute bagpipes lessons in Ashton is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $75 per hour.
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"Catherine is not only a great piper, but she's a very calm and understanding teacher. Always encouraging and full of good suggestions for improvement."
Pat
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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"Michael was very helpful with my Skype issues. It was our first lesson and I didn't know that much about Skype. As to his teaching me he was very understanding and made me feel as easy. He showed me the proper breathing method with the chanter. I am looking forward to my next lesson with Michael."
Tony
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"We're super impressed with Michael's teaching style. This is my son's second attempt at learning to play bagpipes. Michael makes it fun, in that he starts teaching songs right away, not only notes. He is very patient and explains what he is teaching."
Diego
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"I am greatly encouraged !"
Stephen Kelly
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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"Toni is full of great knowledge and super helpful about care and details about the practice chanter! Who knew there was so much to know about the little instrument?"
Cody
Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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"Catherine is very personable and patient. I'm enjoying my lessons and she has so much knowledge to share."
Jennifer
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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"Catherine is kind, patient and VERY knowledgeable about piping! She has studied under some of the great USA masters in piping and I would recommend her to anyone taking up the art of the Great Highland Bagpipe."
Paul
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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"loved it it was so so so much fun :)"
Heather
Took Bagpipes lessons from Daniel P.
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"Excellent!!! Great 1st lesson"
Marlin
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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"Great lesson! So excited that I have such a great teacher!"
Jane
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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