Thinking of enrolling?
Here are a few of the most common questions we get from people looking
to begin lessons for the first time.
- What is a good age
to start bagpipe lesson?
Eight is a good time to start.
- What do I need to
start bagpipe classes?
A polypenco practice chanter with a plastic chanter reed , a small
3 ring binder for notes and music and a pencil.
- Do practice chanters
come in different sizes?
Yes . Child , Regular and Long . For beginner students we recommend
child or regular length depending on their size. The long chanter
are best for more advanced students
- Where can I purchase
the practice chanter?
In Cornwall, Celtic Treasures ( best to call ahead ) .In Ottawa, The
Scottish Irish Shop or online Ben Bhraggie or Reelpipes.
- What do I need to start
Drum sticks, practice pad and folder for music
- What sticks and pads
should I purchase?
KP2 sticks and Hugh Cameron Regular practice pad
- Do I need to buy a
- Where are they available?
Celtic Treasures in Cornwall (Call ahead ) or check some of the online
store Ben Bhraggie , ReelPipes
The Glengarry School
of Piping and Drumming