Andrew Brian Highland Bagpiper - Bagpiper - Warrington, North West England

Andrew Brian Highland Bagpiper - Bagpiper | Warrington, North West England

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(7 Reviews)5.0
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Warrington, North West England
Performs: Nationwide
From: £120
I have been playing the bagpipes for over 30 years. I have had the privilege to travel all over the world and play at many events and functions. I take great pride in the standard of my turnout and playing and believe that I must always deliver my absolute best.
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My experiences from the age of 9 allows me to confidently provide a professional service to any event type. Having experienced this high level of performance, I am able to offer a professional service from the standard of turn out to quality of playing for your event. I pride myself on providing a quality performance every time, I have a number of tartans in both full dress and less formal options. I am confident that whatever the occasion I can provide a performance to suit.
I am able to offer advice and assistance to event organisers where required and will fully support the planners at e ...

Set-List

The following is a selection of my repertior, I do have other tunes that may be unfamiliar to non piping people. If you don't see your
favourite, please get in touch, I do have an extensive library and can usually source and learn most bagpipe tunes.
Amazing Grace
Highland Cathedral
Slow airs/songs
Caledonia
Cock of the North
Danny boy
Going Home
Happy Birthday
Hector the Hero
Maries Wedding
Mull of Kintyre
My Home
Scottish soldier
The Cradle song
The Dark Isle
The Flower of Scotland
The Leaving of Liverpool
The Mingualy boat song
The Mist covered mountains
The Sky b ...

Biography

Where it all began!
I had wanted to learn the bagpipes from the age of 6 and finally got to start learning the bagpipes at 9 years old with a local band. It was here that I was taught the basics and developed my passion for the Great Highland Bagpipe. I spent many happy years with this band learning my craft and travelling around the country to play with the band. At the age of 17, I decided to join the army and I became a member of the world famous pipes and drums of the 1st Battalion The Black Watch.
What came next?
During my time in the army I was lucky enough to travel all over the ...

Reviews     (7 Reviews)

Andrew Brian Highland Bagpiper - Bagpiper - Warrington, North West England Event Location: Prescot, Merseyside Event Type: Celebration 27th May 2020
Andrew contacted me soon after I placed my request. His response was personal and friendly and he was able to play at short notice as requested. Despite me giving him the wrong house number, he turned up on time, and played beautifully covering all of my requests. My mum was both moved and delighted and I would have no hesitation in recommending Andy x
Reviewed by: Gill Kevan
Andrew Brian Highland Bagpiper - Bagpiper - Warrington, North West England Event Location: Liverpool Event Type: Funeral 1st April 2020
On time and was brilliant recommend him 2 every1 from now on
Reviewed by: John Mudoon
Andrew Brian Highland Bagpiper - Bagpiper - Warrington, North West England Event Location: RAF Shawbury Event Type: Burns Night 31st January 2020
Andrew was fantastic. It was my first time organising a Burns Night Supper and he was helpful and offered ideas to help the night go well. During the night he was
Reviewed by: Gavin

Experience

Below is a selection of some of the countries I have visited to play my pipes and some of the high profile events I have taken part in:-
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (1996, 1997, 1998, 2014)
Musical tour of New Zealand (1997)
Piping for the Normandy veterans on their annual return to France (2012, 2013, 2014)
The Basel Tattoo (2015)
The Berlin Tattoo (2016)
The Malta Military Tattoo (2017)
Tour of North America (1994, 1998)
The Hong Kong Rugby sevens (1996)
The Hand over of Hong Kong (1997)
Kirklees Festival of Remebrance (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,2017, 2018)
Countries I ha ...

Previous Clients

I have worked with many professional clients such as Wedding planners and Funeral directors. I have also been employed on a regular annual basis by the band of the Yorkshire Regiment to support their annual festival of Remembrance as well as being the national piper for the Aden Veterans Association.
I have worked extensively with many military organisations such as the Sgt's and WO's mess of number 1 Working Dog regiment, Officers mess of RAF Shawbury and both the Sgt's and WO's mess and Officers mess of Fulwood Barracks, Preston.

Suitable for

Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah Gala Dinners Jewish Weddings After Dinner Entertainment Military mess night Burns night Civil ceremony Dinner night.

Additional Information

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