Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson, KSG, KMM, OLJ, OMLJ. - Bagpiper - North of England

Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson, KSG, KMM, OLJ, OMLJ. - Bagpiper | North of England

(27 Reviews)5.0
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: North of England
Performs: Worldwide
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Quality traditional Scottish highland bagpipes for weddings, with the assurance of extensive experience and a sense of both style and occasion to enhance the ceremonial aspects on your special day. Based in North Yorkshire but offering a Nationwide service.
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Whatever the occasion, the use of the highland bagpipes creates an atmosphere imbued with tradition. If it is a wedding, the ceremonial can be enhanced when the bride is piped into the ceremony and out again. The grand entry into the wedding reception highlights the importance of the couples first steps into married life, sealed with a traditional piper's toast to the newly weds. Parties can also have a significant element by using the bagpipes for dramatic effect - perhaps in the engineering of a surprise. The pipes are also well suited to provide that solemnity in the ceremonials for a fu ...

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Choice of tunes will inevitably be a cooperation between the piper and the client, depending on the style and format of the event.

Biography

Since he was a seven year old Boy Scout in Scotland, eagerly seeking a musician’s arm badge, Pipe Major Waterton-Anderson has been honing his skills with the Scottish bagpipes and through many years in both pipe band work and playing solo, he possesses a wealth of experience upon which he can draw. In recent years, he was Pipe Major of the "Pontefract & District Caledonian Pipe Band" as well as Pipe Major of the "Ainsty Pipers" group. David was appointed "Personal Piper" to His Grace The Duke of Hamilton & Brandon in 1996 until the Duke's death in 2010. In 2013, he was invited to become a ci ...

Reviews     (27 Reviews)

Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson, KSG, KMM, OLJ, OMLJ. - Bagpiper - North of England Event Location: Louth Golf Club, Louth, Lincs. 25th January 2019
Dear David, I must express my very grateful thanks for all the help you gave me for my first attempt at organising a Burns Supper. Your contribution with both your piping and your speech on Burns was just excellent and so many members have expressed how much they enjoyed the evening. The Captain for next year has said he would like you to come back in 2020. Kind regards.
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Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson, KSG, KMM, OLJ, OMLJ. - Bagpiper - North of England Event Location: Grantley, N. Yorks. 19th January 2019
David, I just wanted to say a massive Thank You for last night. Your playing and speaking was, as usual, top notch and really brought something special to the night. The faces of all the children watching as you addressed the haggis were great, true amazement. I'm sure they couldn't understand a word but they certainly won't forget it! Thanks once again for making the event something special, regards,
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Pipe Major David Waterton-Anderson, KSG, KMM, OLJ, OMLJ. - Bagpiper - North of England Event Location: Wentworth, Rotherham, S. Yorks. 22nd December 2018
David was amazing and really added a special touch to our big day. I was close to tears when my we approached the church to hear David playing 'Flower of Scotland' as a surprise for my father. So many of our guests wanted to have a photograph taken with David in his fabulous outfit.
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Experience

Extensive experience from early school days playing for the 'School Corps,' to piping for dancing with the University 'Scottish Dance Society.' Major involvements in Pipe Bands with both parades and competitions, plus one to one teaching the instrument to new pupils. Piping for cultural exchange visits to France, Germany, Russia, Poland, USA, Japan, Hong Kong. Piping for high profile events at home and abroad, such as playing at the wedding in Kiev, for the daughter of the Ukrainian Prime Minister, Julia Tymoshenko. Prizewinner in many piping competitions. Long term personal Piper to The Duke ...

Suitable for

Weddings Funerals Burns Suppers (with After Dinner Speaking & Entertainment) Birthday Parties Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christenings Product Launches Trade Shows Gala Dinners.

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