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Peter W.

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Alexandria, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Scottish Gaelic
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • 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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Michael L.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Science in Music from University of Colorado at Denver
  • Awarded Rising Star Award from Gigmasters
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Michael L.

53 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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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.
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Karen D.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Bagpipes:
You don’t need a Bagpipe to get started. All you would need is a practice chanter and a teacher. Starting with basics of learning notes, rhythms and songs, as the students progress they can even bring in songs they would like to learn. Being an expert Voice Teacher I have breathing techniques way beyond your typical Bagpipe teacher.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.
Gelaney W.
I will definitely be expanding my accordion skills & of music theory . I’ll also be adding some 😎 Jazz Standards to my repertoire ☺️.
Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.

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Daniel P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Tom B.
15 year old son just finished first bagpipes lesson and said "It was really helpful and I definitely learned a lot!"
Ramon L.
an honest gentleman.
Sophia
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Michael L.

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

53 Reviews
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Online Bagpipes Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.
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Toni C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education from FAU Florida Atlantic University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Cody
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?
Flip M.
Great first lesson!
Scott M.

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Average Cost of Bagpipes Lessons in Chantilly, VA

The average cost of 60-minute bagpipes lessons in Chantilly 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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"Michael is a great instructor! I had no musical knowledge at all when I started with him, and he has gotten me playing an instrument now."
Carl
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"I have only been working with William for about a month now, and he makes learning bagpipes fun and enjoyable. As an instructor, he makes me feel comfortable and seems to have an amazing amount of patience for helping me progress with my ability to understand the instrument from both a musical and technical perspective. He is very responsive to my inquiries and even though the instruction is online, I feel like he is in my living room. I look forward to continued lessons with him as he helps me get better at learning how to play this instrument."
Jason
Took Bagpipes lessons from William D.
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"Catherine is great!!"
Maddie
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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"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."
Justine
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Teaches at a pace that I can learn from. Not too fast but also not too slow. GREAT JOB"
George
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Catherine is an incredible teacher. She is patient, kind, understanding, and constructive. She knows so much, not just about how to play the bagpipes, but also how to express the music you play. I am very lucky to have had her as my bagpipe instructor and would 100% recommend."
AJ
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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"A year ago Catherine taught my 13 year old daughter the Chanter and the basics of the Bagpipe. She was very wonderful in the way she communicated on Skype and made each lesson fun and inspiring. My daughter was very eager to spend the time with Catherine and have lessons at least twice a week. Unfortunately, my daughters gymnastics schedule took over and we were not able to continue. As soon as gymnastics ends we hope to be back with Catherine and continue the lessons. She is wonderful, professional and a great inspiring teacher. My daughter and I highly recommend Catherine to anyone looking to learn this wonderful instrument. Catherine is a beautifully skilled musician and the the best to teach the art of the Bagpipe. See you soon!"
James Ian
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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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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"loved it it was so so so much fun :)"
Heather
Took Bagpipes lessons from Daniel 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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