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    Sat, 21 Feb 2015
    Two years ago, after about eight years away from it, I was looking for a piping change, so had another go at solo competition. I’d stopped shortly after my mother died suddenly in 2003, having lost the desire to keep … Continue re …
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UPCOMING EVENTS February 28, 2015Northeast Florida Scottish Games and FestivalClay County Fairgrounds 2497 State Road 16 West West Green Cove Springs FL 32043

February 28, 2015SG Indoor 2Celtic Hall 430 New Karner Road Albany NY 12205

March 7, 2015Flanders Red Cross Trio Piping CompetitionHamme, Belgium

March 8, 2015Brüggen Piping SchoolBruggen, Germany

March 14, 2015The Agnew-HarrisonHamilton, Ontario

TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers should avoid memorizing their music until the tune can be played from start to finish, fluidly, without error and at full speed. Once you memorize your music, it will become your reference every time you play. If your memory of the music has flaws in it, through repetition, you will permanently cement these flaws in your playing. Memorization is similar to the wood stain that would be added when building a bookcase – it would be the final touch to a finished product.
John Cairns, London, Ontario