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Do you want to:  Improve your overall playing and musical ability;  Introduce yourself to piobaireachd;  Pick up new techniques on tuning, pipe and drum maintenance;  Bring back new ideas to your band;  Challenge yourself against internationally recognized standards;  Or just play your heart out for a week and make some new friends? Then this could be for you!  The New England Academy of Piping and Drumming returns again to the Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center in Byfield, MA from Sunday June 16 to Friday June 21, 2019 for the annual Scottish bagpiping and drumming seminar.  Small classes, intense instruction, and great camaraderie make this summer camp a must.  Instruction.  We provide top-flight professional instruction in piping and drumming in an affordable and enjoyable environment for those from beginner to experienced. While focused on adult learners, we are able to accommodate a limited number of teenagers as part of our program. Typical Daily Schedule:  0745 - Reveille  0800 - Breakfast  0900 - Morning Assembly  0915 - 1200 - Group classes with other students of your ability level. Evaluations take place on the first day of camp to form the classes.  1200 - Lunch  1300 - Group class  1500 - Piobaireachd Class / Individual tutorials  1600 - Band Practice  1730 - Dinner  1900 - Evening group workshop  2000 - Ceilidh - Scottish & Irish folk music, singing, dancing, storytelling The camp schedule is relatively intense but leaves sufficient time for practice, recreation, and social time. The instructors are available full time to provide assistance.   Each student is given an assessment and debrief on the last day.  The camp continues the tradition of holding a public parade in Newburyport. MA followed by a ‘pub night'.  At the end of the week, students may take one of the Academy's examinations in piping or drumming as a confirmation of their learning achievement. All students receive an attendance certificate.  Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center J
  • Start:June 16, 2019 Time: 2:00 PM
  • End:June 16, 2019 Time: 11:59 PM
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  • Where:Adelynrood Retreat and Conference Center, 46 Elm Street, Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
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  • Event Type: Concerts & Music
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