Bagpipes Calling! premieres Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. on WLIW, Long Island’s PBS station.
Bagpipes Calling! is an uplifting film celebrating Long Island musicians, and the people and places that make them feel at home. The film celebrates the Celtic spirit – as it lives on through the members of a lively bagpipe band from Long Island. Weaving together music, history and culture, the film captures a behind the scenes experience of life in the band during its most festive season. Hosted by Andrea Wozny (musician and the film’s director), the film features the extraordinary talent of Luke Powers on the Uilleann (Irish) pipes and the Great Highland (Scottish) Bagpipes, Tom Falco on guitar, Long Island’s own Northport Pipe & Drum Band, and the beloved owner of the Grey Horse Tavern, Linda Ringhouse.
About the Director
Andrea Wozny has worked in documentary film and television for over 15 years. She’s worked for award winning companies AMC Networks and the Media Education Foundation, as well as Cabin Creek Films under two-time Oscar winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple. Andrea’s independent film work has been broadcast on CNN International, the National Geographic Music Channel, and the United Nations media outlets. In 2017, Andrea presented her film work at the International Conference on Refugees and Migration at the UN headquarters in NY and Geneva.
Her most recent film Bagpipes Calling! will be premiering on PBS public television stations throughout the country beginning March of 2022. As a musician, she is a proud member of the United Nations Orchestra (clarinet) and the Northport Pipe & Drum Band (bagpipes).