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Garden Valley Pipe Band is a non-profit charity which provides a weekly class in Utah County where students of all ages and skill levels learn to play the bagpipes and associated drumming styles.

This weekly, group-format class is completely free.  The instructors are among the best in the region with many years of playing, competing, and teaching experience.  Click here for more info.

If time constraints make it difficult to attend classes or private lessons, the Piper's Dojo - Dojo University is an excellent option.  High-quality instruction for pipers at all levels from beginner to advanced, and it's all available 24/7 exclusively on-line.


Heritage Bagpipes is proud to partner with Dojo University and you can give it a risk-free trial run for just $1 by using this link: Click here for a one-dollar, thirty-day Dojo Premium Membership, or here for a free seven-day trial of Basic Membership.

*we also offer discounted private lessons for individuals who would like to combine Dojo University membership with private instruction.  Just ask for details via our contact page if interested.

James has been teaching others to play bagpipes since 2007.  He has instructed people of all ages and of all skill-levels, and comes highly recommended by past and current students.  Whether you're a skilled musician or a complete new-comer to music, James will help you learn to play the bagpipes.

If you are interested in learning to play bagpipes and the above options do not fit your needs due to distance, time restraints, cost, etc. or if you simply want more one-on-one, focused attention, contact James for info. regarding availability and cost of private instruction.  Lessons are available on-line and in-person.

James is connected to a large network of instructors in the area, whether via the classes above, private lessons, or lessons with another instructor, he will help you find a way to learn this unique instrument.

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