The National Piping Center's own tutor book, including CD is an excellent starter pack for all ages. This book comes with a Wallace poly practice chanter and reed.
Compiled using the experience of the staff at the Piping Centre, this tutor book introduces music theory and a basic repretore of light music. The Piping Centers tutor is absolutely superb in that it is a beginner's tutor. It's extremely well written, with clear instructions, includes exercises, as well as excellent beginner tunes. This recent publication is a very detailed instructional book.
In full color, it has great appeal for the younger student, as well as being an excellent tutor for adults. This book contains exercises, tunes, and information about starting on the bagpipe.
The CD can be used to view the tunes, play along with the instructor, and slow down tune tempos to your learning speed.
*This Kit Includes The Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1 with Compact Disc, Practice chanter and 2 reeds.