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SAVE THE DATE! February 6th Workshop with Kahlil Cappuccino

Our February 6th Knockout contest will be preceded that afternoon by a bass and mid-section drumming workshop. We are very happy to be joined that afternoon by Kahlil Cappuccino of the Grade 1 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) Pipe Band. Some topics for Saturday, February 6th include:

  1. Mastering the fundamentals – technique, bass-player’s role, care, maintenance, tuning

  2. Creating mindsets and being physically prepared

  3. Playing with dynamics, groove and feel

  4. Playing different idioms (e.g. marches, strathspeys, hornpipes, jigs, reels)


  1. When: Saturday, February 6th | Start time to be finalized

  2. Where: HMCS Bytown Naval Officers Mess, 78 Lisgar St. in downtown Ottawa.

  3. Cost: $25.00 per participant

How do I register?

Registration will go live THIS weekend.  This weekend  (Saturday, January 9th) we are also hosting a Knockout contest “B” Division pipers. We are happy to be joined that evening by Alan Clark, who will judge and provide a short recital after the contest. We hope to see you there!


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