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www.bagpipegauge.com/The Bagpipe Gauge is a revolutionary new device that quickly teaches you how to blow your pipes strong and steady

www.bagpipelessons.com/ Jori Chisholm is one of the world's top pipers and leading bagpipe instructors

Looking for a Tuner? PitchLab for Guitar - download the free version of the app for your iPhone/iPad / Android - can add in specifications for Bagpipe scale - though paid version < $Aus4

Speedshifter – free download for music playback slower or faster at same pitchLook at other linksau.abrsm.org/en/exam-support/practice-tools-and-applications/

Rhythmic Fingerwork by Jim McGillivary
New in 2012 matching Book for Piobaireachd

Book & C.D. Instruction in Technique for the Great Highland Bagpipe - highly recommended for advanced beginners to experienced with exercises to improve techniques.


www.bagpipesolutions.com

John Cairns - highly recommended series of Instructional Books up to Volume 6 ( more to come) - available thru lyonsbagpipes in Australia. He has also released a great CD - the music of which is laos to printed in the future

www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/

The National Piping Centre - Recommend subscrition to Piping Today magazine - has Summer Schools in Glasgow and they visit International Schools - Qualifiec teachers to suit -on-line tuition - why not do a PDQP Examination ( The Piping and Drumming Qualification Board )?

www.thebagpipeplace.com Go here for all things Bagpipes including 'Care and manipulation of the Chanter Reed' and much much more - you'll be amazed!

EUSPBA- Piobaireachd Instruction from Jimmy McIntosh www.vimeo.com/channels/103905

Tuning the Bagpipes www.hotpipes.com/tuning.html#letter

www.bobdunsire.com/bagpipeweb/index.htmlIf you only want one site to link to all things bagpipes then Bob's site may be it

www.pipesdrums.com/

www.nycbagpipe.com/

www.bagpipejourney.com Andrews' Journey with tips he picked up along the way

Steve Macleods qanda.themacleods.net/qanda/

www.ceolmor-software.com/

Bagpipe and Drumming Specific Software - has it's limitations - the Librarian prefers Sibelius www.sibelius.com though the embellishments are not as authentic looking

pitchpipetuner.com

a PC based digital tuner with metronome - has a version for hand helds but didnt work on my HP - microphone issue

The Pitch and Scale of the Great Highland Bagpipe
www-personal.umich.edu/~emacpher/pipes/acoustics/pipescale.html

thevoicelog.com/

The Voicelog is the online journal of The Voice, the acclaimed publication of the Eastern United States Pipe Band Association - has two helpful pipers guides

www.scottniven.co.uk/

some drumming scores

Last updated 5/5/2015

Latest News

TeamApp
The Band is using an App as link for routine communications rather than this website - go to your APP store - search for TeamApp and install - then search for CCPBand - apply to join - select which teams you want to join - can also access TEAMAPP via website; there is closed Band Facebook page where also posted activities and more general information - ask for invite

What is on soon......
Band Practice restart this week 6th march 2019: Wednesday nights from 5.00pm for learners / dancers; Band 6.30 pm;Church of Christ, Weston - practices match ACT school term dates if website not updated

Brigadoon - Saturday 6th April 2019 - March 9:00am
42nd Anniversary - The Street March will start in Erith Street, assembling at Peterson’s Garage (approximately 300m up from the Bundanoon Hotel) at 9.00am. We are ?th so need to be ready & forming up by 8:40am tuned - Pipers aim 8.15am ; Oval performance 11am ; Massed bands full rehearsal at 3.00pm will assemble on the western side of the oval by 3.40pm formed Maybe Committee Meeting 1 pm

ANZAC Day - April 25 – Tuesday - Yass - 10:30 Parade .
Long Sleeve Shirts- tune up 09:45am

Blessing of the Fleet – Ulladulla Easter Sunday: April 21
Street Parade starts at 11.30 am from the same spot in Crescent St - so if can all be there 11.00 am or before would be good.The Tattoo then at 2.00 pm on the Bitumen Flat as before.

Berry Celtic Festival 25th May - map ground here
The parade assembles in the street at the end of the 3-cornered park, with the rotunda, Queen St Berry. The parade is due to start at 9.30am, so if you were there at 8.45 – 9.00am for tuning

Boorowa Irish Woolfest Sunday September ?th 2019
SHORT sleeve shirts; Pipers 10.00am for tuning for 10:50am street performance then Lead parade at 12:00 + dancers; Stage performance - 1:40pm - short sleeves- ties

The New Kilted Van is rolling
thekiltedvan.com.au

Our Band Facebook Page
There is also a unlisted private Band Facebook page - please ask for invite to access

The Piobaireachd Society
Become a member to access downloads

Try Our Haggis Recipe
Exact proportions up to the cook - if in doubt add more Drambuie to recipe or your glass

Noise!!!!
Band practice is 98.7dB; recommended to reduce exposure to below 85dB - wear your hearing protectors!

Irish anthem played by the Army Band of Amhrán na bhFiann

Drummers Rudiments
Please use Youtube link https://youtu.be/e6JtBbgYMwY or access from Bands Facebook page or dropbox - the exercises are in pdf link - please ask if unable to access


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