Piping Teachers

There are a number of pipers who are prepared to teach or coach beginners:

Below is a list of people who will teach piping.

If you would like to be added to, or removed from this list please contact webmaster@northumbrianpipers.org.uk

Alice Robinson

email: piperalice@hotmail.co.uk

All levels & all ages. Located in North Yorkshire, Teesside and Tyneside Area. Online tuition available.

Pauline Cato


Tel: 01226 370640. www.tomcatmusic.com

All levels & all ages. Located near Penistone, S.Yorks.

Susan Craven


Sandpipers, North Broomhill, Northumberland NE65 9UL tel: 01670 761872

Richard Evans

Fairhaven, Southwaite, Carlisle, Cumbria CA4 0EP


Dick Hensold

St Paul, MN, also teaches online on Skype, FaceTime, and zoom

e-mail: dickhensold@gmail.com

website: http://dickhensold.com/

Chris Ormston

tel: 01661 833329 e-mail chris@chrisormston.com


Ann Sessoms


Tel: 0190 251 3845

Dave Shaw

2 Shafto Cottage,Craghead,Stanley, DH9 6DW.

Tel 0120 7231474   



Kevin Tilbury

Based in Glasgow, offering online tuition only.



Ednie Wilson

1 to 1 lessons- face to face or Zoom.

10 week courses for absolute beginners, pipes provided.

One day taster courses for absolute beginner, pipes provided.

Drop-In sessions for players ‘moving-on’.

Please ring or email for prices and availability: 07823481416 : ednie.wilson@gmail.com

all bookings are administered by Side by Side Arts: www.sidebysidearts.org