More Ceol Mor!
Piobaireachd Workshop

Saturday March 4, 2017

Featuring instructors:

For pipers of every level! Expand your knowledge of the bagpipe’s classical music through study with world-class experts. Classes at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels can be mixed and matched to meet each student’s individual goals. Students should bring their practice chanters; music and lunch are provided.


A short piobaireachd recital by some of the instructors will end the day inspirationally! A Piobaireachd Competition will take place on Sunday, March 5th. Workshop price includes entry to the competition as either a competitor or spectator.


More Ceol Mor Schedule 2017
Time Beginners Intermediates Advanced
9:00-9:15 Registration & Welcome
9:15-10:20 Intro to Piobaireachd and Fingering Basics for Beginners
Jim McGillivray
Mary’s Praise
Ian K. MacDonald
Bells of Perth
Angus MacColl
10:20-10:30 break
10:30-11:35 Lament for the Old Sword, Part 1
Ian K. MacDonald
MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart
Angus MacColl
Lament for the Children
Jim McGillivray
11:35-11:45 break
11:45-12:50 Lament for the Old Sword, Part 2
Ian K. MacDonald
Lament for Captain MacDougall
Jim McGillivray (ending at 12:40)
Lament for John Morrison of Assynt House
Angus MacColl
12:50-13:30 LUNCH and tune by Jim McGillivray
13:30-14:35 Glengarry’s Lament
Angus MacColl
The Viscount of Dundee
Ian K. MacDonald
MacDougall’s Gathering
Jim McGillivray
14:35-14:45 break
14:45-15:30 Burning Questions: Where Do I Go From Here? Learning Resources? How to Build and Maintain a Repertoire?
Angus MacColl, Jim McGillivray & Ian K. MacDonald
15:30-15:35 break
15:35-16:25 Piobaireachd mini-recital by Ian K. MacDonald and Angus MacColl