I fell in love with the uilleann pipes in my very late teens and early 20s. It was a bit of a gradual process. I was halfway through a degree in classical percussion at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and I was feeling a little bit bored so I just started playing away on a tin whistle that we had in the cupboard. It was a slippery slope from there.

Matthew Horsley, Uilleann Pipes

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