The National Piping Centre Adult Seasonal Piping Gatherings
Join the NPC Online Adult Gatherings in 2021
The National Piping Centre is bringing you a series of online Adult Gatherings in 2021 for pipers aged 18+,which have been designed to give a fantastic social learning experience. Join our last event of the year from:
Autumn Online Adult Gathering - Monday 1st - Thursday 4th November
The next school, our Autumn Adult Gathering begins on Monday 1st November. It will have two timezones of teaching, one from 9am UK Time for UK and European pipers and them from 4pm UK time for North American players. The school will feature individual lessons, workshops, masterclasses, practice time and more, all online from the comfort of your own home. The school costs £180 for the four days.
The world class teachers on this school will be Finlay MacDonald, Wilson Brown, Margaret Dunn, Ailis Sutherland, and Dr Andrew Bova. So if you want lessons from Gold and Silver Medallists, composers, recording artists and a PhD in piping, book now for a fantastic learning experience.
Where will we meet?
Join us on Zoom each day for your day of tuition! Once you have registered, we will be in touch with more information about the school and how you can log in each day.
What will I learn?
Over the four days there will be group lessons, 1-2-1 tuition, Masterclass workshops and more for pipers and drummers. Each piping student will be provided with a digital music pack so everyone will have new music to learn.
What will the school cost?
It is £180 GBP to register for a place on one of our schools. You can register online now at our booking form
What will my timetable look like?
We are just finalising the exact timetable. However, there are two timeszones available for our schools - UK/EU and US/Canada timezone.If you are in the EU your day will run from 9am GMT- 5pm GMT/BST, with group lessons, 1-2-1 lesson and a masterclass workshop at 4pm GMT/BST each day. For those from the USA and Canada, your day will begin with the Masterclass workshop at 4pm GMT and run until around 9.30pm GMT, and will include the group lessons, 1-2-1 lessons during your day. You will have the opportunity to work with our World Class teachers through the week, whatever your timings making this a fantastic learning opportunity for you - so register now!
We hope that we will also be able to run in-person schools later in the year, which will run alongside our fantastic online offering.
Who will be teaching me?
Each school will have a different teaching line up, so check back before each school to see who the teachers will be. But we can guarantee they will all be world-class professional pipers.
The National Piping Centre requires all students to use hearing protection at all times when playing pipes. Hearing protection is available for purchase in our shop or free of charge from the earplug dispenser in both our piping school venues.
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