Please call (509) 528-0131 or email today for event / venue bookings
or for a consultation to discuss your requirements.

Bagpipes & Celtic Music Links

Links of interest to the bagpiping and Celtic music community……

Bands

Skweez The Weezle - Celtic music band that David founded in 1999 (and still going strong!)

Desert Thistle Pipe Band - Scottish Highland bagpipe & drum band in which David played for 25 years in the Tri-Cities of Washington State, with 9 years as Pipe Major

Instrument Makers

Dave Shaw - bagpipe maker (made David’s bellows-blown Scottish shuttle pipes, and Low A and Low D whistles)
David Naill & Co. - bagpipe makers (made David’s Scottish Highland bagpipes)
Garvie Bagpipes (Nigel Richard) - bagpipe maker (made one set of David’s Scottish Border pipes)
Gordon Mooney - bagpipe maker and player of cauld wind pipes
Hamish Moore - bagpipe maker and player of cauld wind pipes (made David’s Scottish smallpipes)
John Walsh - bagpipe maker (made David’s mouth-blown Scottish shuttle pipes)
Kelischek Workshop for Historical Instruments - maker of wind instruments (made David's Susato whistles)
Kerry Whistles - whistle maker (made David’s Chieftain Low A and Low D whistles)
McCallum Bagpipes - bagpipe maker (made David's reel pipes)
Michael Burke Pennywhistle Company - whistle maker (made David's Low G, Low A, C, and D whistles)
Michael MacHarg (The Wee Piper) - bagpipe and pipe bag maker (made one of David's pipe bags)
Pipe Dreams - chanter reed and drone reed maker (made David's smallpipe chanter reed and reel pipes drone reeds)
Ray Sloan - bagpipe maker (made one set of David’s Scottish Border pipes)
Saga Music - stringed instrument maker (made David's Irish bouzouki)
Sweetheart Flute Co. - wooden whistle and flute maker (made David's High D and Low D whistles)

Software

CelticPipes - music notation software (software David uses when composing tunes - available for 64bit Mac OS and Windows)

Piping Schools and Workshops

Alternative Pipers of North America - pipers playing pipes other than Great Highland Bagpipes, both bellows and mouth blown
Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming - at locations around the US
Ceòlas - on the beautiful island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides islands of western Scotland
Coeur d’Alene Summer School of Piping and Drumming - no longer in operation
Oregon Pipers’ Society - workshops, performances, and competitions in Portland, Oregon
The Pipers' Gathering - North America’s most comprehensive alternative bagpipe event!

Please call (509) 528-0131 or email today for event / venue bookings
or for a consultation to discuss your requirements.