Hannah Gieseke & Glen Johnson, Instructors
Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 pm, starting on September 7, 2023
Ages 18+, beginning level
Have you always wanted to learn how to play the bagpipes, but you weren't sure where to go? Look no further! 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.
Please note that this course features playing the practice chanter, and is the first step to playing the Highland Bagpipes. Kilts not required!
NOTE: All students will need to purchase a McCallum PC4 Long Length Plastic Practice Chanter. The instruction book will be available for purchase at the 1st class.
Fee: $20 registration fee, $171 per 9-week session. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, the reduced tuition is $135 per session.
This class runs for the full year. In order to maximize your technical advancement, it is recommended you enroll for all four sessions. Full year tuition is $684 payable in quarterly installments of $171 per 9-week session. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, reduced tuition is $540, payable in quarterly installments of $135. (Fees are as of Fall 2023.)
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