Our teacher Nick is a professional bagpiper!


Nick is a
professional bagpipe performer and instructor. He holds a Bachelor of Music for
Bagpipe Performance and Education degree from the Carnegie Mellon University,
the third to ever graduate for bagpipes. He also holds the Graduate Certificate
from the Institute of Piping, the highest certification possible for bagpipe
performance. Nick is well versed in both traditional and contemporary piping and
has won many prizes in solo competition. He has competed multiple times at the
Grade 1 World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, and has also competed
successfully in France, placing third in the national championship. In addition
to highland piping, Nick is an active performer of border/small-pipes and
whistles with various ensembles. Nick has been teaching since 2006 and offers
traditional bagpipe styles as well as contemporary and experimental bagpipe
styles.

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