Team Dojo Thrives at the World Online Piping and Drumming Championships Summer 2021
For the first time here at Dojo U, we recently rallied our students to form Team Dojo – a 'virtual band' made up from Dojo students all…
10 Clues Your Pipe Major Sucks
Before we start - I just want to thank my diligent co-author Dr. John Holcombe for helping me assemble this article! This article was formed…
Bagpipes and the United States Military
From its origin in Scottish clans and culture, the Great Highland Bagpipe has long been associated with the military.
Especially in more recent history, the Highland Regiments of the British Armed Forces, and some of the Lowland Regiments as well, have had bagpipers since their first formation.
The United States Armed Forces has historically had a very close relationship with the British – so the spread of the bagpipes was inevitable.
Band vs Solo Chanter: What's the Difference?
If you're learning or playing the bagpipes with a band, it's common to have a pipe chanter handed to you to play when you're playing…
Who is Andrew Douglas?
Andrew Douglas is a prolific practitioner of the bagpipe, active at the highest level of pipe bands, solo competition, teaching, and creative endeavors for the…