Leading the World in Bagpipe Education


In 2001, John Cairns combined his musical expertise and vast knowledge of the international bagpipe market to form a business venture called Bagpipe Solutions by John Cairns.

Bagpipe Solutions by John Cairns was launched to provide professional bagpipe educational products and services that are accessible on a global basis and will satisfy both the existing and future international needs of players at every level.

Bagpipe Solutions by John Cairns offers the following educational products and services:

  • A unique structured bagpipe curriculum that has been produced in a series of eighteen tutor books (twelve for light music and six for Piobaireachd)
  • Bagpipe lessons (in person, on-line, or via phone)
  • Bagpipe instruction (class, workshops and summer schools)
  • On-line bagpipe resources, where clients can download educational materials directly from their home computer

Additionally, when requested, Bagpipe Solutions by John Cairns will offer the following supplementary products and services:

  • Bagpipe and Pipe Band Adjudication
  • Bagpipe Performances
  • Bagpipe Music Writing Services
  • Assistance with Instrument and Equipment Purchasing/Maintenance

This unique line of educational products and services caters to every facet of this art form, and places Bagpipe Solutions by John Cairns as a world leader and innovator in this field.