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Self Tuition


Guinness Tin Whistle & Instruction Book

CODE: EN 115

$19.50

Guinness Tin Whistle Tutor Kit - This new whistle pack comes with an instructional book and the black whistle. This is a terrific package that is proving to be very popular with those wanting to learn the whistle. Each kit comes with a book and has over 20 well known favorites for you to learn.


Logan's Tutor

CODE: B-007

$19.95
Logan's Tutor for the Highland Bagpipe - A tutor for learning the Great Highland Bagpipe. This book contains information on getting started, as well as a great selection of tunes to play.

Shepherd Bagpipe Tutor Book & CD

CODE: B-009

$23.96

Learn to Play the Bagpipe Tutor - by R.T. Shepherd. This is a new concept in tuition for the practice chanter, devised by Pipe Major R.T. Shepherd. It contains precise photographs showing all finger positions; time counting exercises; detailed descriptions in playing marches, strathspeys and reels; theory and 12 carefully chosen tunes. This is for the beginner who has no access to a teacher. There is a cd that goes along with this book, or the book can be purchased separately.


"How To" Manual for Bagpipes

CODE: B-022 B

$29.95
"How To" Manual for The Bagpipe - by Major Archie Cairns.

This is one of our most successful tuition manuals that we sell. It is perfect for anyone who would like to learn how to play the bagpipes. There is a ton of great information. It takes you through the steps of learning the bagpipe very methodically. This book is generally sold as a book and cd combo, but if you prefer you can purchase just the book.

Complete Guide to Bagpipe Reeds

CODE: B-139

$29.95
Complete Guide to Highland Bagpipe Reeds - by Chris Apps. This book is a complete guide to working with reeds for the highland bagpipe. This book will teach you how to deal with ridge cut reeds, flat cut reeds, drone reeds, and practice chanter reeds. There is also information on setting up and maintaining your bagpipe for optimum results. A reed mandrel can also be purchased for working with reeds.

"How To" Manual for Piobaireachd

CODE: B-149

$33.95
"How To" Manual for Piobaireachd - by Major Archie Cairns.

This book is a helpful guide to reading, understanding, and playing Piobaireachd. This book is perfect for players who would like to gain a better understanding and knowledge of how to play Piobaireachd. It is an indispensable guide. This book comes with a cd.

College of Piping Vol. 1

CODE: B-001

$35.95
The college of piping Volume 1. This is by far one of the best selling bagpipe tuition books. It has been the starting point for a lot of today's great pipers. This book comes with a cd help you learn. There are 3 books in this series to teach you how to play the bagpipe. You should start with book one, and move up from there. As an option, this book is available in French, however the French edition does not come with a cd.

College of Piping Vol. 2

CODE: B-003

$35.95
The college of piping Volume 2. This book is a continuation on book one. The book comes with a DVD. This book features a lot of information on bagpipe maintenance and it is fairly comprehensive. Learn how to tune your bagpipe, handle reeds, tie in a bag and how strike in your pipes and much more. This is a book that beginner and advanced pipers will benefit from.

College of Piping Vol. 3

CODE: B-004

$35.95
The college of piping Volume 3. This book is a continuation on books 1 and 2. The book comes with a CD. This book is a continuation on playing techniques from book 1. This book introduces the concepts of strathspeys, reel, hornpipes, and jigs. It is a good book to have at any level as it focuses on the fundamentals of tune structure.

College of Piping Piobaireachd

CODE: B-005 C

$35.95
The college of piping Volume Piobaireachd Edition is a comprehensive tutor on learning to Piobaireachd. It comes with a free cd that gives you audio example of how this music should sound. This tutor will teach you about the proper technique and give you a basic understanding of canntaireachd (mouth music)

"How To" Manual - Expanded Edition

CODE: B-039

$39.00

"How To" Manual for Bagpipes - Expanded Edition - by Major Archie Carins

Archie has taken his popular "How To" maual and added all new teaching tips and new tunes. This book includes photos from memorable times in Archie's life and over 40 tunes composed to honour special family and friends with the story behind them.


Bagpipe Solution Book 1

CODE: B-300 A

$39.95
Bagpipe Solutions Book 1 - By John Cairns.

This series of books by John Cairns are probably the most comprehensive books on learning to play the bagpipe on the market today. With these method books, you can learn how to play the bagpipes without ever going to a lesson with a teacher. They are great for people who do not have a teacher in their area. There are currently 7 each of which comes with a CD to help with the exercises and tunes.