UP Music Weekends
Spring Music

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2017 Piper's Weekend Brochure
(in pdf format)

Weekend retreat featuring classes, concerts, sessions and private tutorials for a variety of bellows-blown bagpipes, flute, fiddle, and mixed instruments.

This year, the Pipers Weekend offers 2-hour long classes at a variety of levels in Scottish smallpipes, border pipes, Northumbrian small pipes, Irish uilleann pipes, Irish fiddle, flute & whistle, bodran, bouzouki and piper-friendly repertoire for mixedinstruments in a variety of styles.

A Friday night round-robin (introductions, show and tell, and open mike) is followed by sessions in 3 different repertoires. Saturday night’s showcase concert is followed by late night jams in the student center and local pubs.

Our 2017 Staff includes:

Rental of high quality Border and Scottish Smallpipes provided by Nate Banton Bagpipes, Robert Felsburg and others may be available for a fee of $40 for the weekend. Advance reservation is needed as quantity is limited.