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Californian Bagpipe Diaries

When I moved to New York to start a fellowship on the Metropolitan Musem of Art’s bagpipe collection in September 2023, I realised that this would be the perfect opportunity to meet the pipers of the USA. The 2020 online IBO conference and the online community that grew from it (better known as Dronehenge), created a lovely transatlantic link between pipers from Europe and the Americas. I decided to go on this trip at the drop of a hat, after having pretty much worked through the Christmas holidays, and needing a serious break from the basement of the Metropolitan Museum, where my office is located....