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Get Bagpipe  Ready

Learn The Bagpipes AND Have FUN!

MY 3 STEP GUIDE TO GET BAGPIPE READY 😀

What Are Other Pipers Saying?

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"First of all, just a HUGE thanks to Alec for making what was a long given up dream of playing the pipes what now seems like a realistic goal in the near future.

In just a few short weeks, I've gone from essentially a complete beginner to having the basic melody of Amazing Grace down, and a (if I can say so myself) a not too disgraceful attempt at the embellished version. Also had so much fun starting to play around with tunes such as The Skye Boat Song and The Gael.

Alec really breaks down each tune in to manageable chunks, and just offers this reassurance that no matter how difficult you find a note or transition, with perserverence and practice you will for sure crack it.

Subscribing for Alec's workshops is hugely worth it, I really would recommend it as you'll get great step by step instruction, and he really does make each lesson fun! I would never have thought before starting this journey that I would smile or laugh so much! I've just today started to explore Highland Cathedral and will keep working on getting myself Bagpipe Ready!"

Ben, Bagpiper

The Chanter Can Feel Surprisingly Difficult.

TRANSITIONING TO THE PIPES HAS ITS OWN CHALLENGES TOO

It’s easy to question our own musical abilities and doubt whether we'll ever be able to play the bagpipes. The truth is, many of our typical learning strategies are recipes for inconsistency. 😞

My Free Guide Will Help you uncover…

  • The BEST place to set the bar for how much to practice each day

  • A fool-proof action to reliably initiate practicing, EVEN when life gets busy

  • How to leave discouragement behind AND enjoy learning the pipes

  • MORE confidence in your piping with a simple way to objectively track progress

Learn Bagpipe Tunes Online!

Hi! I'm Alec Chisholm, and when I learned the bagpipes at 9 years of age I always hated doing those boring chanter exercises with all the mundane repetition.  
 

AAAARRRRGGG!!! 😫 I just wanted to learn some tunes!

Now I help beginner bagpipers using my FUN, quick results method based on teaching proper bagpipe technique WHILE learning tunes. Having fun builds motivation and consistent practice which makes you a better piper! 😁

You can check out my FREE Tune Workshop Lesson Library, and if you can't wait to start learning more bagpipe tunes, get unlimited access to ALL my Tune Workshops with my Monthly Membership.

Get Bagpipe Ready Monthly Membership

Get $10 off your first month with code: BAGPIPE10

Know that 10% of profits from the Get Bagpipe Ready Membership go to Peace Thru Music International. "transform the lives of war impacted children... through locally-run, youth-led music education programs."
 

I offer a wide variety of workshops. If you want to learn traditional tunes, Irish songs, nontraditional tunes, or Christmas tunes, I've got some great options for ya!

Go to my Get Bagpipe Ready Tune Workshop Library to check out all the tunes you can start learning. I hope your favorite tune's already there! 😉

Beginner pipers Fear NOT!

MY SIMPLE 3 STEP METHOD TO GET BAGPIPE READY WILL GIVE YOU ALL THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS YOU NEED TO SUCCESSFULLY START A DAILY BAGPIPE PRACTICE 😀.

Get Bagpipe Ready, because I did, and it's only been 4 months!

MIKEY

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Daniel

Get Bagpipe Ready is AWESOME!

DANIEL

Bruce

I totally encourage anyone to join Get Bagpipe Ready! Alec is an amazing tutor who loves to teach with fun! It's an easy way to learn from the start!

BRUCE

Steve

I've paid for your Dark Island module as that's my fav song. I'm mid-way through it and LOVE your style of teaching!

STEVIE

Andre

Thank you, Alec, for making the helpful beginner lessons and the Amazing Grace tutorial. Your Workshop broke it down enough to get me started. I played a tune! So happy!!

ANDREA

gail pipes

The Highland Cathedral workshop helped me a lot! I have issues memorizing tunes, but having Alec break it down into smaller sections made it much more manageable.

GAIL

Daryl pipes

Just finished all the lessons for Happy Birthday.

A GREAT workshop! I appreciate how Alec makes learning proper technique so easy and fun.