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Peter W.

2 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Scottish Gaelic
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Ph.D. & M.A. Space Physics & Astronomy; B.A. Physics from Rice University
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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.
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Anthony M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Awarded 1st Place Overall Winner from Nicol-Brown Invitational Contest, Albany NY
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Anthony M.

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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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Doug M.
Excellent. Super patient, personable, knowledgeable.
Omar Z.
Anthony takes time to explain concepts and assists you when you have difficulty understanding how to play a piece. He gets on your level to make sure you stay motivated and encourages you to keep practicing and makes playing fun so you become a great piper! He is a professional and comes highly recommended for every the new pipers like myself.
Ed

Daniel P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Daniel P.

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I am a Grade II bagpipe and had great success in the competition circuit. From beginner to advanced; for fun or for competition; I can help prepare you!

About Daniel

Daniel toured with the violin troupe, Barrage for two years playing Violin/Fiddle, Bagpipes, and Irish whistles. While touring with Barrage, Daniel performed for audiences in 11 different countries, and was involved with 103 high school and middle school workshops for over 6,861 students in 3 coun

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loved it it was so so so much fun :)
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Daniel P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
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Daniel P.

9 Reviews
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Online Bagpipes Teacher

I am a Grade II bagpipe and had great success in the competition circuit. From beginner to advanced; for fun or for competition; I can help prepare you!

About Daniel

Daniel toured with the violin troupe, Barrage for two years playing Violin/Fiddle, Bagpipes, and Irish whistles. While touring with Barrage, Daniel performed for audiences in 11 different countries, and was involved with 103 high school and middle school workshops for over 6,861 students in 3 coun

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Heather H.
loved it it was so so so much fun :)
Heather H.

Toni C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education from FAU Florida Atlantic University
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Toni C.

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Our lessons will be encouraging, positive and productive but most importantly will layer in love and Fun! I am here to help you in a friendly manner as a classroom teacher for over 15 years. Achieve your goals from newbies to more seasoned pipers. Curriculum is individualized based on student’s musical interests. Students will learn proper technique and important musical concepts like reading notes, sight-reading and playing tunes before you know it. We work together and have fun along the way! All ages welcome and all abilities. I enjoy watching students gain confidence and learn more about themselves during lessons. Give it a go and see what you think~ Shoot me a message and lets get started. Aye!

About Toni

As a former school teacher and understanding what it's like to learn a new subject like an instrument and the Bagpipes on top of that - I knew I wanted to learn how to play because I just Loved the sound from the pipes! So what's it going to take, what's involved, how much time do I have to put i

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Diane
Toni is smart, friendly, personable and GREAT to work with for special occasions. We are happy to see her play the pipes.
mark
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 !!
Liz
Learning So much from Toni a wonderful instructor. Very professional & makes learning fun! I highly recommend Toni!
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Catherine P.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Catherine P.

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

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 bands like the World

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Gabriel
Catherine is the best kind of teacher! Her passion for the pipes is tangible and exciting. She is a patient teacher who makes gentle, yet specific instructions and corrections. During my time working with her I was surprised how fast I progressed from someone with no experience with the bagpipes to playing my first song. I would absolutely recommend Catherine to anyone interested in learning or even just getting more information on the pipes!
David
Took the edge of learning a new instrument off quickly and was super positive
Maddie H.
Catherine is great!!

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Average Cost of Bagpipes Lessons in Chantilly, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bagpipes lessons in Chantilly is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $75 per hour.
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$53 average
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"Karen fixed my problem in five minutes after I had two years of getting no where. I play clarinet and was curling my fingers like on a clarinet. On a bagpipe, you must lay the fingers flat. Suddenly all the pressure problems with the reed went away."
Carl
Took Bagpipes lessons from Karen D.
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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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"Moves quickly and directly to make progress towards achievable goals."
Craig
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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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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"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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"My first Lesson with Michael was amazing! I’m very much looking forward to my next lesson with him."
David
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Michael does an outstanding job with our son. Very professional and very creative, punctual and yet flexible. Our son always seems to enjoy his lesson."
Lloyd
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Catherine is great!!"
Maddie
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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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!"
D
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Excellent. Super patient, personable, knowledgeable."
Doug
Took Bagpipes lessons from Anthony M.
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