Glen Bagpipes

April 22, 2017
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Robert Pearce is an enthusiastic piper considering that the chronilogical age of ten. He's become among New Southern Wales’ many successful solamente pipers. He's in addition Pipe Major regarding the Northern Suburbs Pipe Band.

Although Robert’s profession was training, during his beginning he worked as a machinist generating gear for mining business. He also tested bagpipes for James (Jimmy) Martin just who emigrated to Australia from Edinburgh in which he had been foreman on bagpipe-maker James Robertson. Robert discovered the craft of bagpipe making by closely observing Jimmy’s abilities and practices.

At 17 he had been taught to produce leather pipeline bags and cane drone reeds by his major piping tutor, Ray Anderson and had made his first collection of pipelines by the age 20. He carried on to make leather bags, rehearse chanters and total units of pipelines including performing repairs and upkeep on a part-time basis until he resigned from division of class knowledge in 2000 to follow his enthusiasm to make the Great Highland Bagpipe.

Robert makes use of excellent African Blackwood and alternate Ivory. He takes pride in the design plus the GlenAlan bagpipes he makes are notable for their particular superior high quality noise and finish.

Source: islandbagpipe.com
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