Welcome to The Pipers’ Gathering, North America’s most comprehensive alternative bagpipe event!

The Pipers’ Gathering is happening now – if you’re in the Litchfield, CT area, you can still catch our concert!

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The 2015 Gathering will take place from August 21–23, 2015 at Wisdom House in Litchfield, CT. Registration is open!!  This annual event welcomes newcomers and advanced players alike, with both traditional bellows-blown pipes and instruments a little “outside the box”. Complementary instruments are also featured, because really the point is to play well with others. World-class instructors, lots of hours of instruction/workshops and a relaxed setting makes this a weekend not to be missed.

Instructors for the 2015 Gathering include:

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The Pipers’ Gathering workshops are richly informative, inclusive and cover a wide range of interests. Classes and instructors this year have shifted to target and emphasize themes such as; improving your skills as a player, the nuances of playing with other instruments in various settings, theory, and instrument specific technique.

We will be gathering and posting instructor’s tune preferences in advance to maximize instruction time for technique, skill building, history, theory and application with these world class players.

There will be ample opportunity to learn and pick up new tunes throughout the weekend as well.

Please keep your eye on the website as specific workshop and instruction themes are posted.

 

To purchase the album produced from last year’s great concert series, go to:

On iTunes
On Google Play

Or find the “Pipers Gathering 2014″ album sold also at these stores:

 

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A wee bit of fun at this year's Gathering
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A spontaneous assortment of volunteers playing a variety of bagpipes --- High and Low English Great Pipes in D and G, Cornish Double Pipes and Zampogna. Juli...

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Pete StewartI like the double-piper..

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David GillettAnd the runners showed up well... :-)

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Pipers' Gathering 2015 has wrapped up - many thanks to our spectacular instructors, attendees, volunteers and the dedicated staff at Wisdom House. We're tentatively scheduled for August 19 - 21, 2016. Mark your calendars now! ... See MoreSee Less

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Richard ShuttleworthGreat weekend! Renewed old friendships, made some new and learnt some great tunes.

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Rich WolffThe event was a great success. Big thanks to the organizers, well done.

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Lewis ThomsonOh well. Next year maybe.

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Elizabeth WilsonHad an awesome time! Very excited to attend again.

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Matt SeattleThanks Hilary A. Schrauf, Morgan Kennedy Henderson, Chris Pinchbeck, Wisdom House and all the organisers and all particpants, friends new and old, this was a mammoth undertaking and a wonderful and affirming event

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John DonohueMy first yeat attending...it won't be the last. Great event!

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Just wanted to say that Vivian Hunter and I had a real good time. There are so many talented people about. :) ... See MoreSee Less