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Jimmy McIntosh MBE Piobaireachd Workshop

February 9th - February 11th

Weekend Schedule (approximate)

Friday, February 9

Afternoon / Early Evening – Arrive in Pittsburgh Evening – 7:30pm – Pittsburgh Piping Society – Squirrel Hill Sports Bar’s (adjacent theatre). [5 minutes from campus] Opportunity for all pipers to perform. https://www.facebook.com/PittsburghPipingSociety/

Saturday, February 10

All Day Workshop – 9:00am – 5:00pm – Carnegie Mellon University – instructors Mike Cusack, Amy Garson and Andrew Carlisle. The workshops will take place in two formats: Masterclass – students will perform on the bagpipe for an instructor and receive constructive feedback.  These will take place in McConomy Auditorium Classroom – classes where students will learn new music around the table on practice chanters.  These will take place in the Danforth Conference Room, Caffee, and the Pipes and Drums Office / “band room.” All workshop rooms will be located in the same building, The Cohon University Center. Late afternoon (circa 4:00pm – Anthony and Ray will perform a piobaireachd each as part of a short informal recital in McConomy Auditorium. Evening – 8:00pm – Informal gathering at the nearby Goodlander cocktail bar in Pittsburgh, where pipers can socialize and share some informal tunes. Location is 5 minutes from campus.

Sunday, February 11

Morning Workshop – 9:30am – 12:30pm Carnegie Mellon University – instructors Mike Cusack, Amy Garson and Andrew Carlisle. (Same format and locations as Saturday). Further information can be found on our website: https://pittsburghpipingsociety.org/scholarship/jimmy-mcintosh-scholarship-workshop/


February 9th
February 11th


Pittsburgh Piping Society
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Carnegie Mellon University
Cohon Centre, 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA United States
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