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Oct
23
Clara Grunefeld

International Uilleann Piping Day on 7th November – Online Programme

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Online Workshops – Delivered through Zoom

  • 10am – 11.30am – Pipes Maintenance Workshop w/ David Lim
  • 3pm – 4.30pm – Advanced Masterclass w/ Seán Gavin
  • 5pm – 6.30pm – Intermediate Masterclass w/ Debbie Quigley

Places on this course are limited. To register your interest or for more information please contact info@pipers.ie or call +353 1 8730093.

Recital & Link-Up

8pm – Online Recital and Link-Up with organisers around the world, on NPU-TV and Facebook Live – More details to be announced soon!

 

Details on Pipes Maintenance Course

Na Píobairí Uilleann are pleased to announce that we will be holding an online pipes maintenance course using Zoom video calling. The course will take place with pipe maker David Lim.

The workshop will comprise of practical demonstrations on how to solve various problems that participants may have encountered with their pipes, and give them the confidence to attempt some of this maintenance work themselves. Topics will include:

  • rehemping loose joints
  • repair and/or replacement of valves in both bag and bellows
  • tying a chanter stock into a bag
  • cutting a bag to tie-in a blow pipe
  • a systematic approach to leak detection and repair
  • replacement of key pads
  • cleaning of uilleann pipes

Participants should send, in advance, any queries, faults, or problems that they might like covered when they make their application for a place on the course. They should have their own pipes to hand when logging in to the workshop.

Places on this course are limited. To register your interest or for more information please contact info@pipers.ie or call +353 1 8730093.

Oct
21
Clara Grunefeld

COVID-19 Update 21/10/2020

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In line with the Level 5 restrictions coming into effect from midnight on Wednesday 21st October, Na Píobairí Uilleann will close its headquarter office in Henrietta Street with all staff working remotely. Until further notice, the building will remain closed to the public. Thank you for your support in this regard.

You can contact NPU by email at info@pipers.ie or by phone at +353 1 8730093 during working hours 9am to 5pm (IST) Monday to Friday and you can leave a voice message if you cannot get in touch with us immediately. If you wish to contact individual members of staff directly you can do so by email.

You can place orders in our online shop. We will be sending out web orders on a weekly basis.

We will continue to update our members via email, website, and on social media platforms.

In the meantime, please feel free to visit the online archive to view an extensive library of video, audio and photographic materials for your entertainment and to aid learning and research. You can also stay tuned with our regular social media updates.

We wish you and your families the very best and hope that you continue to stay well during these challenging times.

Oct
21
Clara Grunefeld

Fundraiser ‘Pipers for Paws’ with Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

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Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and Na Píobairí Uilleann are looking for pipers to participate in the virtual fundraiser ‘Pipers for Paws’! 

Dublin City Centre & Balbriggan/North Co. Dublin Branches of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, in association with Na Píobairí Uilleann, are planning to present a Facebook fundraising concert on Tuesday 8th December at 7pm.

We are looking for submissions from pipers willing to play some tunes in video clips of about 5-7 minutes. The content will be pre-recorded and edited to create the online concert.

If you would like to participate or get more information, please contact us on info@pipers.ie or +353 1 8730093.

 

Oct
20
Clara Grunefeld

Music Generation Kilkenny is recruiting Musician Educators

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Music Generation Kilkenny is recruiting Musician Educators to facilitate their programmes.

The position would ideally suit qualified musicians with their own transport and a willingness to work in more than one location across Kilkenny City and County.
Music Generation Kilkenny is recruiting across Traditional Music, Vocals, Guitar and Ukulele, Classical Strings, Band Facilitation and Percussion to facilitate early years and primary school settings, small-group community settings and more.

Closing date : Wednesday, 4 November 2020 (12 noon)

Details of the vacancies, including an application form, can be found here.

KCETB Music Gen Kilkenny FP 265×316

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