Tartan Day Bagpipe and Drumming Workshop

05apr9:30 am5:00 pmTartan Day Bagpipe and Drumming Workshop

Event Details

Learn from two of the best musicians in the world.

Craig Munro – Piper
Craig has played in Grade 1 now for a total of 15 years after joining Shotts & Dykehead at the age of 15.
He has since played with Dysart & Dundonald, The Clan Gregor Society and was Pipe Major of Clydebank Pipe Band coming runners up in the Grade 3A Scottish, European, Cowal and World Pipe Band Championships in 2008 who were promoted to Grade 2 after his first year in charge. He now plays with the 2010 World Pipe Band Champions, St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band and is also a member of the world famous Red Hot Chilli Pipers.
Notable performances include BBC Hogmanay Live Show, Live on Blue Peter, finale piper on the main stage at T in the Park, playing at the Ryder Cup Gala Concert in the SSE Hydro plus opening the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles before the teams are presented on stage and recording soundtracks for the Disney Pixar’s movie ‘Brave’ & DreamWorks ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Trilogy.

Craig Lawrie – Drummer
Leading drummer titles – 2006 – British, European and worlds 2007 – Scottish, British 2008 – Worlds 2011 – Cowal 2012- Scottish, British, European and Cowal 2013- British and Cowal 2014 – Uk championships St Laurence O’Toole – 2018 UK’s, Scottish, World, All Ireland and Champions of champions

SOLO – Glasgow & West of Scotland x 5 Lothian & Borders x 3 Kingdom thistle x 2 Dumfries & Galloway x 1 All Ireland x 2 Runner up at Winter storm 2016 3 time adult World Solo Drumming finalist 2015, 2016, 2018

Lesson Schedule:

09:30-11:00 Lesson 1 – Technique
11:00-12:30 Lesson 2 – Simple and Compound Time March Playing
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Lesson 3 – Bagpipe Set Up and Tuning
15:30-17:00 Lesson 4 – Playing in a Group/Band

This event is part of Carnegie Hall’s Migrations: The Making of America festival.


(Friday) 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EST


National Tartan Day New York Committee

info@nyctartanweek.org 150 East 55th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022

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$20 Admission