Articles by: Nentwich, Hilke

Pipenbocktreffen 2014 Mar 2015 in Chanter 2015 Spring

I had reached a certain, not very advanced, stage with my Säckpipa and decided it was time for some proper tuition. As it happened, I was planning a trip to Berlin and asked the resident bagpipe maker and player extraordinare, Mattis Branschke, if I could book myself in for a couple of lessons. He had something even better on offer: a 3-day course ‘Best of two worlds’ with group tuition by himself and individual lessons by Olle Gällmo, my piping hero and right up there on the pedestal next to Anna Rynefors.

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