Simon Addison Highland Piper
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Hereford, West Midlands
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There's nothing quite like the unique sight and sound of a traditional Highland Piper to add a distinctive touch to any special event. Playing to a high standard, Simon is the leading bagpiper in Herefordshire and surrounding areas and he can supply the tunes to make your occasion memorable. He is also the Appointed Piper to the City of Hereford and he has been established for over 20 years.
Simon Addison is a full-time, professional Highland Piper and he has been playing the Great Highland Bagpipe for over 20 years. Already an accomplished musician, having trained as a classical trumpeter ... at the age of 12, Simon took up the pipes at the age of 19 and studied at the College of Piping in Glasgow as well as having personal tuition from a former Argyll and Sutherland piper, he has gone on to become a very talented and accomplished Highland Piper. He has recently been promoted to Pipe Sargeant for the Henllys Pipes and Drums in South Wales and in 2021, he was appointed Civic Piper to the City Of Hereford- an enormous honour!
In great demand, Simon is available to perform for your special occasion and these include-
Funerals and memorial services
Birthdays and anniversaries
Armed Forces events
And anything where the sound of the pipes would make a unique and spectacular addition!
Reliable, professional and immaculately turned out, Simon has a long and established pedigree of solo piping and he is constantly in demand. As a solo and band piper, he has piped nationally and overseas including performing at Les Transhumances Musicales in the South of France.
References and testimonials can be supplied and Simon holds full PLI.
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With over 2 decades of experience as a solo piper and with pipe bands, Simon has performed at countless, high-profile and prestigious events across the UK.
Numerous wedding planners, undertakers, town councils, charities etc in Herefordshire, West Midlands and Wales.
Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Birthday Party (Child) Birthday Party (Teen) Bridal Shower Casinos Charity / Fundraising Event Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Funeral/Memorial Service Graduation Party Grand Opening Party Halloween Party Hanukkah Celebration High School Reunion HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event Jewish Wedding New Year's Eve Party Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Prom Night Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party School Event Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions University / College Event Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception
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Virtual Services Offer
For a fee, I can record a video featuring the sight and sound of the Highland Pipes to surprise someone on their special day
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