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"Tunes from the pen of Sean Somers flow very easily through the hands of any player. Most of his tunes are in a tradtional form and the melodies are always memorable. He can write for all levels - my best endorsement would be to say that I used several of his tunes in my own collections of published music. Look for Sean's book of music to be out in the not so distant future."
  • Bruce Gandy | Winner of both Gold Medals at Oban and Inverness, Bratach Gorm for piobaireachd, six times winner of the Metro Cup, nine times winner of the Marches at the North American Championship, long-time professional piping instructor and recitalist, recording artist and author of 4 collections of bagpipe music.
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"I've known Sean since he was a teenager, and ever since that time he's been writing tunes that incorporate simple melodies into logical, coherent structures. The thing that's so great about his music is the fact that his tunes aren't gimmicky, like so much of contemporary bagpipe music tends to be; rather, his tunes are pleasant, uncomplicated pieces that will undoubtedly enjoy great longevity."
  • Ann Gray | Top soloist, teacher, recording artist, winner of the Dunvegan Medal at Skye for piobaireachd, the MacCrimmon Cairn for piobaireachd and composer / author of two publications of bagpipe music.
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"I've always really enjoyed Sean's tunes as they are very musical and different from the norm. Sean wrote the opening tune to my World Championship-winning 2006 medley. I am confident it is the first impression that made such an impact and 'The Old Triangle' is a great first impression."
  • P/M David Hilder | Pipe Major of the 2006 World Champion Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band.
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"Sean is one of the top composers in North America. His music is very creative and extremely musical. Sean’s tunes are played by many of the top pipe bands in the world. I was honoured when Sean included a few of his compositions in my music book, Boney Music Book 1."
  • Andrew Bonar | Long time member of the SFU pipe band, twice winner of the North American Solo Championship, winner of the MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn for Piobaireachd, and the BC Pipers Knockouts and author of Boney Music, his first collection.
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"The City of Regina Pipe Band has been playing Sean's tunes for a number of years. He is a very musical player, and his compositions reflect that. I strongly recommend Sean's services as an arranger / composer, and I look forward to many more tunes from him in the future."
  • Iain MacDonald, Avonlea | Prominent soloist, former member of SFU, student of P/M Donald MacLeod and long-serving pipe major of the Grade 2 City of Regina Pipe Band.
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"Sean's compositional skills are first rate. He has a knack for coming up with memorable, simple and uncluttered melodies and is especially good at the small tunes: two parted jigs, reels and marches that are great for band sets at all levels."
  • Roderick MacLean | Prominent solist, pipe major of the Grade One 78th Highlanders Pipe Band (Halifax) and winner of the Piobaireachd Society of Canada Gold Medal.

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