Paul Boness - Bagpiper - Stratford-upon-Avon, West Midlands

Paul Boness - Bagpiper | Stratford-upon-Avon, West Midlands

(2 Reviews)5.0
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Stratford-upon-Avon, West Midlands
Performs: Worldwide
From: £150
Paul has been playing the Highland bagpipe since 1972 and has experience of all types of events. He can appear various forms of Highland dress appropriate for any type of event.
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Paul has been playing the Highland bagpipes since 1972. He usually performs solo. Piping has taken him all over Europe and he has also played in the USA and Canada. As a quieter alternative to the Highland bagpipe, he also plays the Scottish small pipes (see recordings).

Set-List

Paul has a very large repertoire, which includes the following, but will always consider special requests.
2/4 marches
79th's Farewell to Gibraltar
A Man's a Man
Australian Ladies
Captain (Major) Norman Orr Ewing
Conundrum
Corriechoillie
Donald Cameron
Donald MacLean's Farewell to Oban
Dundee Military Tattoo
Father John MacMillan of Barra
Glen Caladh Castle
Haughs of Cromdale
High Road to Gairloch
Highland Laddie
Jeannie Carruthers
Jenny's Bawbee
Liberton Polka
Marie's Wedding
Mrs H L MacDonald of Dunach
My Love is But a Lassie Yet
P/M Willie Gray's Farewell to the G ...

Biography

Paul started piping in Scotland in 1972 and has continued playing ever since. He speaks fluent French and German and also has a smattering of Japanese and Russian. He lives in the English Midlands, but will travel anywhere, both in the UK and abroad. He is available 24/7. He has very extensive experience of all types of event, but particularly trade fairs.

Reviews     (2 Reviews)

Paul Boness - Bagpiper - Stratford-upon-Avon, West Midlands Event Location: Henley-in-Arden Event Type: Remembrance parade and service 11th November 2018
   Verified External review On behalf of the Henley-in-Arden Royal British Legion can I thank you for you excellent playing on Sunday. It was very much appreciated.
Reviewed by: Henley-in-Arden RBL
Paul Boness - Bagpiper - Stratford-upon-Avon, West Midlands Event Location: Milton Keyne Event Type: Burns Supper 25th January 2018
Great piper, excellent, professional and wowed our guests . I will more that glad to higher him again.
Reviewed by: Elizabeth N

Experience

Vast experience of trade fairs in Germany; TV and radio work in Germany; many weddings and other events in the UK

Previous Clients

VisitBritain; Royal Shakespeare Company; Shakespeare Birthplace Trust; ZDF (German TV channel); Jaguar Land Rover

Suitable for

Weddings (all faiths and traditions) wedding receptions corporate events private parties christenings funerals memorial services product launches and trade fairs.

Additional Information

Fluent French and German spoken. Available 24/7, 365 days per year. Will travel any distance.

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