Class information

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TitleSmall Pipes
DaysMTWThF (week 1), July 17–21
Instructor(s)Zachary Read
Slots (taken)15 (4)
LocationUCPC Gym
DescriptionThe smallpipes are a class of bagpipes that are smaller and quieter than the Great Highland Bagpipe and meant to be played indoors. As a class, the small pipes encompass a wide variety of instruments including two and three drone models, individual drone stocks or drones with a common stock or a shuttle and mouth and bellows blown varieties. The class will cover topics such as types of small pipes, the advantages of bellows blown versus mouth blown pipes, tuning and playing with other instruments. The class will open to students who have a fundamental knowledge of piping. Students need to bring a set of small pipes or a practice chanter to class.

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