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Forum: Your Announcements 01-03-2019, 08:10 AM
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Posted By NYtoME
Casco Bay Solos 2/16/19

Casco Bay Solo contest is open for registration. This indoor contest is on Saturday February 16 in Old Orchard Beach, ME. There are all events for pipers and drummers with the exception of Open. ...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-12-2016, 06:51 AM
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Views: 141
Posted By NYtoME
FS: Scott MacAuley music book - $5

Scott MacAuley Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Great books, but I have 9 of them.
Forum: Drum Majors 03-12-2016, 06:45 AM
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Views: 771
Posted By NYtoME
Drum Major Gauntlets for sale

I have 3 pairs, one pair is used and needs a little bit of attention on the gauntlet part. The glove parts are not all perfect, but certainly usable. Two of the pairs have been worn only to try on. ...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-12-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By NYtoME
FS: ES Session chanter - $75

This is a nice instrument, but I don't play it, so here it is on the trading post. Here is a video of it being played by the maker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYOPker1Ne4
Forum: Your Announcements 12-14-2015, 09:57 AM
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Views: 665
Posted By NYtoME
Solo Contest in Portland, Maine!

The second annual Casco Bay Solos will be held on Saturday February 13, 2016 in Portland, Maine.

A full slate of events for Professional through Grade 5 in both Piping and drumming.

Along...
Forum: Your Announcements 11-13-2014, 09:54 AM
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Views: 859
Posted By NYtoME
Casco Bay Solo Piping Contest

The Casco Bay Solo Piping contest will be held in Portland, Maine on February 7, 2015. The day will have Grade, IV, Junior and Senior, Grade III, II, I and open contests. To register and for more...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-22-2014, 09:44 AM
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Views: 379
Posted By NYtoME
FS: Atherton Glen Bores Pattern 3 ABW GHB - $3,000 shipped

African Blackwood and Castello Boxwood projecting mounts and underbushes. Atherton's attention to detail throughout - Threaded and glued solid nickel ferrules, turning slides and ring caps.
...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By NYtoME
Re: My first Solo competiton

Each time you practice between now and the contest, try to behave as you would on the day of the event. That is, have a friend sit in a chair to act as the judge. Approach that person and say,...
Forum: Music 05-24-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,461
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Stories behind the tunes

I make it a point to learn a little about any places and/or people named in tunes - Dargai, Flanders, Somme, Kohima etc. I also encourage my students to do the same.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-08-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By NYtoME
Re: wet blower to dry blower

Stand in front of a piping judge. That'll dry your mouth out right quick!
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-04-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By NYtoME
FS: 16 Soutar Poly Pipe Chanters - $800 or $50 each shipped

Have 16 Poly Soutar chanters.

$50 each or $800 for the lot.

Free shipping in the USA.

Private Message for inquiries.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-31-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,525
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Piping scene around Newport, RI

O'Conchuir, no offense was meant. I know of at least one AOH that does require it, so my ignorance extended to all AOH's.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-24-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,525
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Piping scene around Newport, RI

Newport has a Grade V AOH band. I think they have 'exemptions' for non- Irish Catholics to participate: http://aohpipesanddrums.com/

There is also a Grade IV band, the RI Highalnders: ...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-15-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Skills Exchange among Pipers/Drummers

I'm trading some lessons for a chew-proof dog bed.
Forum: Competition Results 05-21-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,526
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Fair Hill

Grade IV was probably Claddagh Pipe Band, not Claddagh Mhor. They are Grade V and not in attendance. no harm, no foul
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By NYtoME
Re: If they won't come to you...

Andrew,
I'm providing the lessons for free. If the kids eventually become players and join the band, great. If they eventually become players and not join, well, at least they've learned how to...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-07-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By NYtoME
If they won't come to you...

Go to them! Instead of waiting for students to come to me and our band, I decided to take matters into my own hands. I recently approached the local clubhouse of the Boys and Girls Club of America...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-10-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,104
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Over-reaching the grade...

I hope all of the bands we compete against follow Charlie's advice to the letter.

My philosophy is crawl, walk, run - in that order
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-24-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,072
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Asking players to leave?

You don't have to ask anyone to leave. Set a standard and the people that meet it, play in the circle or on the street. Those don't meet it have some work to do. As long as everyone knows it, they...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-24-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,126
Posted By NYtoME
Re: I want to buy your stuff!

visit www.claddaghmhor.com. we have long-sleeved black and short-sleeved white
Forum: Music 09-24-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Looking for 2 WW1 tunes

some of my guys griped a little about marching 2 miles on 9/11. I mentioned that there are about 3000 families who wished they could march 2 miles with their loved ones that day. I didn't hear much...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-24-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,673
Posted By NYtoME
Re: D taorluath grip

6/8 march, Jeanne Mauchline has one in the repeat of the 4th part. Kilworth Hills has one. If I were you, I'd learn to play one well.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-17-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By NYtoME
Re: Lost my EUSPBA cmeber card

Go to www.euspba.org and go to Competition Results. That will bring you to a table to get a list of band results, contest results and individual results. Go to Individuals, find your name. It has...
Forum: Your Announcements 05-25-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 726
Posted By NYtoME
Maine Games

The Maine Highland Games is now open for enrollement for band and solo piping and drumming competitions. It's a nice venue and in my experience, well run. Visit http://mainegames.wordpress.com/ or...
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-31-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By NYtoME
A la Carte Entry Fee

Would you pay, and how much, per event to enter competitions?
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