On day 22 of the February Piping Challenge Dan Nevans spoke about the myelination process that goes on in your brain while practicing deliberately. Dan demonstrated a slow deliberate technique to practice doublings going up and down the scale on the chanter. He suggests this consistency is what is needed […]
If you can’t do it relaxed, you can’t really do it
On day three of the Challenge Steven Blake, Director of The National Youth Pipe Band, spoke about hand changing and note changing cleanly without any crossing noises.
February Piping Challenge starts with the Nevans’ shoogle test and air tight seals
Last night at 6pm on The National Piping Centre Facebook live stream, Dan Nevans guided the viewers through the process of hemping up a set of pipes and ‘getting them going’. His informative and entertaining demonstration shared a lot of professional tips and tricks for getting your instrument air tight […]
February Piping Challenge starts today
The National Piping Centre is asking pipers to take part in the February Piping Challenge in preparation for the 2022 piping season. The month-long Challenge will encourage players of all levels to get the pipes out the box. After a long period where pipers haven’t had many reasons to practice, […]