The Bagpipe Society

In the Bag: Dick Hensold

Dick Hensold is a leading Northumbrian smallpiper in North America, and for the past 20 years has performed and taught in England, Scotland, Japan, Canada, and across the United States. He has released numerous CDs as a member of the groups Piper’s Crow, Way Up North, The New International Trio, the Lyra Baroque orchestra, and with Ruth MacKenzie’s Kalevala. His solo Northumbrian smallpipes CD Big Music for Northumbrian Smallpipes was released in 2007, and he has recently released a duo CD with County Cork guitarist and vocalist Patsy O’Brien, (see review) with whom he tours regularly....