Repertoire: Traditional and contemporary bagpipe music, such as Highland Cathedral, Amazing Grace, Flower of Scotland, Skye Boat Song, Danny Boy, Scotland the brave, Maries’ Wedding, Whisky in a Jar, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Walk 500 Miles, Can Can, plus many many more. Burns’ Night.
Profile: Matthew has been playing the great highland bagpipes for 23 years. His professionalism and experience in front of crowds of all sizes make him ideal to perform for all occasions.
If you would like to add a Scottish element to your celebration, making your day/night special and distinct, ask about Matthew’s availability. He is based in the south-east London area but is happy to travel to accommodate your specific needs.
Matthew can cater for a wide range of events. Each specific celebration or event allows him to tailor his playing appropriately. If it’s traditional marches and slow airs that you require, which compliment a wedding beautifully, then that can be arranged. Or alternatively, if you want fast reels, hornpipes, and strathspeys to create a fun, jolly atmosphere, at maybe a birthday celebration, then that’s perfect too.
Matthew plays at weddings, Burns’ nights, parties, funerals and corporate events. Please use the contact button below to ask for more information.
He has appeared on a range of well-known TV and Radio programmes, from Chris Evans’ Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 and Absolute Radio, to Made in Chelsea and The Last Leg. He has featured as a session musician with Right Said Fred, and and for Walkers’ Crisps. He has performed with The Chieftains, and the international best-selling classical group, Il Divo.
Scotland the Brave