Evening and Saturday Classes

Next term will run from 23rd of April 2016 until 30th of June.
Students are able to start mid-term. Please contact us on 0141 353 0220 for details.
Fees: £80 U16 – £90 Adult

NPC Evening Classes on FacebookComplete beginners welcomed.
A range of days and times are offered for students at all levels.
To enrol, please fill in the online booking form.



Tuition - Evening ClassesThe National Piping Centre evening and Saturday classes are held over three terms throughout the year. Term 1 is a 10 week term typically running between September and December with a mid term break. Term 2 is a 10 week term which commences January until Easter and Term 3 is a 10 week term which normally runs from Easter until July.

The classes last for 50 minutes and start from 5pm, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm Monday to Thursday and at 10am, 11am and 12pm on Saturday mornings. Lessons are given in small groups where the students will be of similar standard. You will be taught by one of our expert teachers using The National Piping Centre’s award winning instructional system.



The Piping Centre Evening Class Levels

Beginner: Complete beginner, never played before

Level 1: Not a beginner, can play scales, g gracenotes, strikes and simple melodies and can read music. (Currently working on Chapters 7 – 9 of The Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book)

Level 2: Able to play D Throws, High A and High G Doublings, G,D,E’s (Currently working on Chapters 10 – 13 of The Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book)

Level 3: Able to play most movements including all doublings, G strikes, grips. Is just about to go onto the pipes (currently working on Chapters 14 – 20 of The Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book).

Level 4+: Able to play all movements including birls, taorluath, B strikes and beyond. Can play several tunes with reasonable sense of timing on the pipes (currently working on Chapters 21 – 27 of The Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book).

For further information about our evening classes please contact David Wilton at eveningclasses@thepipingcentre.co.uk or phone 0141 353 0220.

Club Night

Club Nights
Club Night is exclusively available for any student on an evening class course to attend for free on Tuesday evenings from 6pm – 8pm. At the club night students will learn set tunes, will cover extra maintenance help and concentrate on group work skills under the guidance of our tutors. The Club Night is aimed at creating a relaxed, welcoming and social environment for all of our evening class students to get to know one another and be involved in group activity.