Archive for February, 2008

Highland Bagpipes Resurgent in the US?

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

ABC News has a short piece and video on the “resurgence” of Highland bagpipes.

It’s the typical piece where the journalist expresses shock and amazement when confronted with the notion that Highland bagpipes are anything but a novelty. Good focus on the Army school of piping and the Dragoon Guards, who just secured a $2 million [...]

Winter Issue of The Voice!

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

The Winter issue of The Voice is due to hit the international mails. Highlights of this issue:

• “Speaking the Same Language” Giving tenor drummers a universal language.

• “Blackwood Down, Part II” Further explorations into the wood that drives the art of Highland bagpiping.

• “Workshop: The Happy Piper and Drummer” Make 2008 the year you are [...]