College of Piping Seasonal Schools

College of Piping Seasonal Schools


These take place at Easter, Summer and Autumn and sometimes over Christmas. Registration begins at 9.30 on Monday morning of the designated week. Classes 9.45am until 4pm Monday to Friday. Students will be taught in small group of similar ability for three – four hours per day, with practice time built in. The daily programme will cover all aspects of performance on the Highland Bagpipe including practice routines, technique, musical expression, timing and tuning. Students should bring pipes, practice chanter, music books, manuscript paper, pencils and, if desired, recorders.

Those sitting exams will be put through all the required work. Exams take place on Friday mornings or by arrangement. For more info go to our Examinations page. Courses are tailored to meet the needs of all levels of abilty.

There is a wide range of accommodation available locally.

To make a booking, please visit the College of Piping Shop .

Autumn School 2015:

  • 12th - 16th October

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Easter School 2016

  • Monday 6th of April to Friday 10th April
  • Monday 13th of April to Friday 17th April

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Summer School 2016:

  • 4th July - 8th July
  • 11th July - 15th July
  • 18th July - 22nd July
  • 25th July - 29th July
  • 1st August - 5th August
  • 8th August - 12th August
  • 15th August - 19th August

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Autumn School 2016:

  • 17th - 21st October

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