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Cristopher R.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Grade 3 3rd Place Overall Points Earned in 2019-20 from EUSPBA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Catherine P.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Philosphy from George Mason University
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Catherine P.

17 Reviews
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Learn to play the Great Highland Bagpipes in a year. Fun, simple and engaging lessons that will help you learn to play the Bagpipes with confidence and musicality. Catherine focuses on sight reading, proper notation and skillful technique so you can be a proficient musician of the Bagpipe!

About Catherine

I have been playing the Bagpipes since I was 8 years old and have played with two bands, a local community band and a competition band, competing and playing professionally for the last 25 years. Many of my students have won medals in solo competition and have played alongside myself with bands li

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Jennifer A.
Catherine is very personable and patient. I'm enjoying my lessons and she has so much knowledge to share.
Hilary B.
I felt like have known her for a long time. Excellent instructor, concise, clear, encouraging. She makes me feel motivated to do more.
Jean S.
What every novice needs, patience and guidance
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Michael L.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Rising Star Award from Gigmasters
  • Teaching since 1990
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Michael L.

52 Reviews
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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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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.
Heath F.
He was a great teacher. He was very patient with me. I learned a lot in the lessons I took

Meet Online Bagpipes Teachers Serving Valley Cottage, NY

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Catherine P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Philosphy from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Catherine P.

19 Reviews
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Online Bagpipes Teacher

Learn to play the Great Highland Bagpipes in a year. Fun, simple and engaging lessons that will help you learn to play the Bagpipes with confidence and musicality. Catherine focuses on sight reading, proper notation and skillful technique so you can be a proficient musician of the Bagpipe!

About Catherine

I have been playing the Bagpipes since I was 8 years old and have played with two bands, a local community band and a competition band, competing and playing professionally for the last 25 years. Many of my students have won medals in solo competition and have played alongside myself with bands li

Recent Reviews
Jennifer A.
Catherine is very personable and patient. I'm enjoying my lessons and she has so much knowledge to share.
Hilary B.
I felt like have known her for a long time. Excellent instructor, concise, clear, encouraging. She makes me feel motivated to do more.
Jean S.
What every novice needs, patience and guidance

William D.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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William D.

15 Reviews
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About William

Autism, blindness

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Nic
Nice introduction to pipes!
Doug H.
Chris M.
Just started however learnt so much
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Anthony M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Anthony M.

10 Reviews
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I have competed and performed in several continents around the globe and have been coached by the best and most renowned bagpipers in Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. A teacher by trade, I have the tools you need to succeed with this instrument, whether you are just beginning or are an advanced player.

We will focus on the fundamental skills needed to make your music a joy to hear! I hold a Master's degree in Education and know what it takes to raise your playing to a higher standard. Message me to see if we could be a good match!

About Anthony

Ever since I was 8 years old, I have loved playing the bagpipes. The instrument was not easy at first - and admittedly I wanted to quit taking lessons early on - but by persevering through the initial learning curve I took off with it and my life has honestly never been the same since. My hope is t

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Astrid and Jim R.
Gregory P.
I can highly recommend this very talented musician.
I have taken five lessons with Anthony and have very much enjoyed his passion and teaching style. He is patient and non-judgmental and has a very thoughtful process for learning bagpipe techniques.
I appreciate that he sends me a video demonstration of what we just covered in the lesson to fall back on.
Anthony played thunderstruck by AC/DC for me once and it was simply amazing.
Doug M.
Excellent. Super patient, personable, knowledgeable.

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Average Cost of Bagpipes Lessons in Valley Cottage, NY

The average cost of 60-minute bagpipes lessons in Valley Cottage is $66. 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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$55 average
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"my kids take piano, voice and acting lessons. so i felt outside the loop, considered guitar until a friend suggested bag pipes help you stay in great shape. so after a few in person lessons ( Toni ) i don't sound too awful and it takes a lot of cardio to keep it going. if on the fence.. GO for it !!"
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Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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"Nice introduction to pipes!"
Nic
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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"Talk about FUN! Learned so much already. And quickly- Been putting this off to find the right fit. I'm gamed! Really like Toni has tons of patience, positive, professional, warm and friendly!"
Kelly
Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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"Was struggling, but Michael, in 30 minutes, quickly identified what I was doing wrong, helped me understand some pipe " physics" , took me through a series of note sequences, and in 30 minutes I made more progress than I had using videos, books and advice from other pipers. More than anything, he got me engaged and made it fun"
Bill
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Excellent!!! Great 1st lesson"
Marlin
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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"I've only had one full lesson with Catherine and I can still say that in all my years of musical education she's the best teacher I've ever had. She's kind and understanding but not afraid to correct, she's patient and able to be casual but still keeps you on track, and she's very intuitive. I found her predicting or explaining problems I didn't have words for before they even happened, and she has tons of solutions to suggest. If you're looking for a bagpipe instructor she is well worth it!"
Camille
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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"Have always wanted to learn to play the bagpipes but nervous about the whole thing! Excited to learn but where and how to start. I found Ms. Toni on Take Lessons who has been amaaazzing getting me comfortable and grabbing hold of this instrument. You know what- so worth the time and gaining ground of learning -really moving forward w my lessons. Cool! But you need an instructor who breaks it down. Simply -easy and super Fun! Ms. Toni helps with all the questions + where to get a chanter. I know I have to spend time learning this part like every day or every other day before the Bagpipes even come into the Big Picture. I'm on my way - pumped to tackle this not so difficult instrument as everyone thinks."
Brogan
Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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"William as been giving me lessons on the bagpipes since January of 2013, and I have enjoyed every minute of it. William's guidance, style, and skill have taken me from my first lesson on the practice chanter to my first public performances.

William has a easy-going, comfortable and capable style of teaching. He is comfortable adapting to each student's wants and needs rather than forcing each student to follow the same lessons and learning path. He has taught the bagpipes to students from all walks of life and ages.

I've been very happy with his training. I'm looking forward to continuing my training with him, and would recommend him to beginners and experienced musicians alike."
Ike
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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"Michael has been great for my two kids. One takes guitar lessons from him and the other takes bag pipe lessons. He is a master of both and very good with beginners on!"
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Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Third lesson went great, learning more and more every time."
John
Took Bagpipes lessons from Toni C.
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