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Intro to Highland Bagpipes

Hannah Gieseke & Glen Johnson, Instructors
7:00-8:00 pm
Ages 12-adult, beginning level


Have you always wanted to learn how to play the bagpipes, but you weren't sure where to go? Look no further! This fall, the sounds of the Scottish Highlands are alive at Hochstein! In this introductory course, you will learn how to read music, play the practice chanter, and learn basic tunes that are played by massed bands worldwide.

Although this course features playing the practice chanter and not the bagpipes, this stepping-stone course to playing the Highland Bagpipes is sure to be your next musical adventure! 


NOTE: All students will need to purchase a McCallum PC2 Standard Length Plastic Practice Chanter and The Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1.


Fee: $10 registration fee; $153* tuition per 9-week session; $117 if enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein. (Fees are as of Fall 2021.)


* Click here for information about our Tuition Assistance


Register Now Online

Click here to go to our online registration or call 585-454-4596. 

Safety Protocols

NOTE: All lessons, classes, and rehearsals will be conducted in-person - unless noted otherwise - and will be subject to Hochstein’s safety plan. Please review our current procedures before entering our building.