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International Bagpipe Conference
The International Bagpipe Conferences are organised by the International Bagpipe Organisation (IBO), founded and directed by SOAS PhD student Cassandre Balosso-Bardin.
Listen to the podcasts of the speakers' presentations and of the concert of the First International Bagpipe Conference.
The First International Bagpipe Conference took place on the 10th March 2012 at Senate House, London with the support of SOAS, the Institute for Musical Research, the British Forum for Ethnomusicology, the Bagpipe Society and the EFDSS. Over a hundred people attended with a day of talks and concerts showcasing the many different bagpipes in the world. BBC radio and TV featured the event with interviews on Today, Double Take, Newshour and on the Breakfast Show: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17325078
For more information, visit the IBO's website: www.internationalbagpipeorganisation.wordpress.com